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Table 5 Number (percentages) of respondents at level 1 in the EQ-5D-5L profile and EQ-5D-3L profile, by education and sex

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

EQ-5D dimensions 5L version 3L version 5L version 3L version
Education and sex Degree No degree P value Degree No degree P value Male Female P value Male Female P value
Mobility 181 (85.8 %) 556 (70.8 %) 0.00 1728 (92.1 %) 4288 (79.3 %) 0.00 306 (75.6 %) 431 (72.9 %) 0.35 2697 (83.3 %) 3324 (81.9 %) 0.11
Self-care 203 (96.2 %) 701 (89.3 %) 0.00 1831 (97.6 %) 5058 (93.5 %) 0.00 369 (91.1 %) 535 (90.5 %) 0.75 3060 (94.6 %) 3834 (94.5 %) 0.88
Usual Activities 180 (85.3 %) 580 (73.9 %) 0.00 1726 (92.0 %) 4399 (81.3 %) 0.00 310 (76.5 %) 450 (76.1 %) 0.88 2778 (85.9 %) 3352 (82.6 %) 0.00
Pain/Discomfort 145 (68.7 %) 437 (55.7 %) 0.00 1451 (77.3 %) 3393 (62.7 %) 0.00 253 (62.5 %) 329 (55.7 %) 0.03 2246 (69.4 %) 2602 (64.1 %) 0.00
Anxiety/Depression 167 (79.2 %) 590 (75.2 %) 0.23 1591 (84.8 %) 4236 (78.3 %) 0.00 320 (79.0 %) 437 (73.9 %) 0.07 2701 (83.5 %) 3130 (77.1 %) 0.00
Sub-total 211 (21.2 %) 785 (78.8 %)   1877 (25.7 %) 5417 (74.3 %)   405 (40.7 %) 591 (59.3 %)   3236 (44.4 %) 4058 (55.6 %)