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Table 1 Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the two study samples

From: Assessing the health of the general population in England: how do the three- and five-level versions of EQ-5D compare?

Respondent characteristics EQ-5D-5L valuation study (n = 996) HSE 2012 (n = 7294) X 2 (DF) P value
Sex X 2 (1) = 4.9 0.03
 Female 591 (59.3 %) 4058 (55.6 %)
 Male 405 (40.7 %) 3236 (44.4 %)
Age X 2 (3) = 9.6 0.02
 Below 35 202 (20.3 %) 1769 (24.3 %)
 35–54 381 (38.3 %) 2522 (34.6 %)
 55–64 155 (15.6 %) 1173 (16.1 %)
 65 and above 258 (25.9 %) 1830 (25.1 %)
Employment status X 2 (1) = 2.7 0.10
 Yes 504 (50.6 %) 3893 (53.4 %)
 No/retired/economically inactive/no answer 492 (49.4 %) 3401 (46.6 %)
Retirement status X 2 (1) = 1.1 0.30
 Yes 277 (27.8 %) 1915 (26.3 %)
 No or no answer 719 (72.2 %) 5379 (73.8 %)
Health Limit a X 2 (1) = 7.0 0.00
 Yes 268 (26.9 %) 1675 (23.0 %)
 No or no answer 728 (73.1 %) 5619 (77.0 %)
Ethnic group X 2 (1) = 0.1 0.80
 White 899 (90.3 %) 6565 (90.0 %)
 Other or no answer 97 (9.7 %) 729 (10.0 %)
Education background X 2 (1) = 9.6 0.00
 Degree or above 211 (21.2 %) 1877 (25.7 %)
 Other 785 (78.8 %) 5417 (74.3 %)
Religion X 2 (1) = 2.3 0.13
 Christian 636 (63.9 %) 4477 (61.4 %)
 Other or no answer 360 (36.1 %) 2817 (38.6 %)
  1. aDefined as long lasting illness in HSE 2012