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Table 5 Distribution of ASCOT and OPQoL-Brief scores across dimension levels of the EQ-5D-3 L

From: An empirical comparison of the OPQoL-Brief, EQ-5D-3 L and ASCOT in a community dwelling population of older people

EQ-5D-3L dimensions and levels Frequency (%) Mean ASCOT Mean OPQoL-Brief
Mobility    
I have no problems in walking about 20 (23 %) 0.908 58.100
I have some problems in walking about 65 (75 %) 0.838 52.785
I am confined to bed 2 (2 %) 0.782 49.500
Self-care    
I have no problems with self-care 55 (63 %) 0.875 55.537
I have some problems washing or dressing myself 29 (33 %) 0.813 50.931
I am unable to wash or dress myself 3 (3 %) 0.801 50.667
Usual activities    
I have no problems with performing my usual activities 15 (17 %) 0.921 59.000
I have some problems with performing my usual activities 66 (76 %) 0.838 52.766
I have some problems with performing my usual activities 6 (7 %) 0.803 51.333
Pain/discomfort    
I have no pain or discomfort 13 (15 %) 0.889 55.385
I have moderate pain or discomfort 56 (64 %) 0.887 55.304
I have extreme pain or discomfort 18 (21 %) 0.724 48.611
Anxiety/depression    
I am not anxious or depressed 45 (52 %) 0.876 55.023
I am moderately anxious or depressed 40 (46 %) 0.847 53.350
I am extremely anxious or depressed 2 (2 %) 0.607 38.500
  1. EQ-5D-3L EuroQoL EQ-5D 3 Level instrument, ASCOT Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit instrument and OPQoL-Brief Older People’s Quality of Life brief questionnaire