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Table 3 Comparison of HUI3 scores in studies of different conditions

From: Validation and application of health utilities index in Chinese subjects with down syndrome

  Current study(n = 109) Tilford et al. 2012 [[46]] (n = 146) Manuel et al. 2002 [[47]] (n = 8258) Petrou et al. 2007 [[48]] (n = 120) Smith-Olinde et al. 2008 [[49]] (n = 103) Quinn et al. 2004 [[50]] (n = 243) Boulton et al. 2006 [[51]] (n = 79)
Country study conducted in Hong Kong USA Canada UK USA USA UK
Gender F: 44% F: 15% F:63% F: 45% F: 49% F: 52% F: 41%
Age (Mean ± SD; Range) 23.6 y ± 8.5 (5-53) 8.6 y ± 3.3 (4-17) Not reported 7.9 y (5-12) 7.3 y ± 1.9 (5-10) 10 y 6.2 y ± 1.5 (3-8)
Condition studied Down syndrome Autistic spectrum disorder Musculoskeletal Hearing impairment Hearing loss Retinopathy of prematurity vision impairment or blindness
HUI3 score        
Overall 0.55 ± 0.27 0.66 ± 0.23      
Chronic orthopaedic 0.47 ± 0.23 (n = 11)   0.87     
Hearing 0.39 ± 0.28 (n = 21)    0.63 ± 0.32 0.62 ± 0.20   
Vision 0.47 ± 0.29 (n = 50)      0.59 ± 0.39 0.34 ± 0.43