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Table 2 Distribution of responses on the 5L and 3L versions of EQ-5D; n (%)

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

EQ-5D-5L (n = 996) EQ-5D-3L (n = 7294)
Mobility
 Level 1 737 (74.0 %) Level 1 6021 (82.6 %)
 Level 2 113 (11.4 %)   
 Level 3 80 (8.0 %) Level 2 1260 (17.3 %)
 Level 4 58 (5.8 %)   
 Level 5 8 (0.8 %) Level 3 13 (0.2 %)
 Any problem in mobility 26.0 % Any problem in mobility 17.5 %
Self care
 Level 1 904 (90.8 %) Level 1 6894 (94.5 %)
 Level 2 35 (3.5 %)   
 Level 3 36 (3.6 %) Level 2 377 (5.2 %)
 Level 4 15 (1.5 %)   
 Level 5 6 (0.6 %) Level 3 23 (0.3 %)
 Any problem in self care 9.2 % Any problem in self care 5.5 %
Usual activities
 Level 1 760 (76.3 %) Level 1 6130 (84.0 %)
 Level 2 107 (10.7 %)   
 Level 3 68 (6.8 %) Level 2 1056 (14.5 %)
 Level 4 49 (4.9 %)   
 Level 5 12 (1.2 %) Level 3 108 (1.5 %)
 Any problem in usual activities 23.7 % Any problem in usual activities 16.0 %
Pain/discomfort
 Level 1 582 (58.4 %) Level 1 4848 (66.5 %)
 Level 2 226 (22.7 %)   
 Level 3 104 (10.4 %) Level 2 2161 (29.6 %)
 Level 4 71 (7.1 %)   
 Level 5 13 (1.3 %) Level 3 285 (3.9 %)
 Any problem in pain/discomfort 41.6 % Any problem in pain/discomfort 33.5 %
Anxiety/depression
 Level 1 757 (76.0 %) Level 1 5831 (79.9 %)
 Level 2 137 (13.8 %)   
 Level 3 73 (7.3 %) Level 2 1301 (17.8 %)
 Level 4 20 (2.0 %)   
 Level 5 9 (0.9 %) Level 3 162 (2.2 %)
 Any problem in anxiety/depression 24.0 % Any problem in anxiety/depression 20.1 %