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Table 2 Frequencies of item responses in each EQ-5D-5L dimension by age and gender (%)

From: Health-related quality of life measured using the EQ-5D–5L: South Australian population norms

  Age category, years
Dimension Total N = 2,908 15–24
n = 464
25–34
n = 449
35–44
n = 480
45–54
n = 499
55–64
n = 443
65–74
n = 346
75+
n = 226
Mobility
 No problems 74.3 93.1 89.3 82.9 73.4 63.9 54.6 40.3
 Slight 14.9 4.1 8.0 10.8 15.0 22.6 24.9 29.2
 Moderate 7.9 2.4 1.6 4.4 8.4 10.6 14.2 23.0
 Severe 2.6 0 0.9 1.7 3.0 2.9 6.1 5.8
 Extreme 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0.3 1.8
Self-care
 No problems 95.4 98.5 99.3 96.9 95.4 94.4 90.8 87.1
 Slight 3.4 1.3 0.2 2.5 3.8 3.8 6.9 8.9
 Moderate 0.9 0 0.4 0.6 0.2 1.1 2.0 3.1
 Severe 0.3 0 0 0 0.6 0.5 0 0.9
 Extreme 0.1 0.2 0 0 0 0.2 0.3 0
Usual activities
 No problems 82.7 94.4 94.0 87.8 78.8 78.6 72.3 56.6
 Slight 10.2 5.0 4.2 8.3 12.2 12.8 13.6 22.1
 Moderate 5.0 0.4 0.9 2.9 6.0 6.1 9.8 15.5
 Severe 1.6 0 0.4 0.8 2.6 1.8 2.9 4.4
 Extreme 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.7 1.4 1.3
Pain/Discomfort
 No pain 55.6 80.8 70.8 62.7 46.9 41.1 40.2 29.6
 Slight 29.2 16.8 23.6 26.0 34.5 36.8 34.7 38.1
 Moderate 11.9 2.4 4.9 7.7 13.8 17.8 20.2 26.1
 Severe 2.7 0 0.4 2.7 4.0 3.4 4.3 5.8
 Extreme 0.6 0 0.2 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.6 0.4
Anxiety/Depression
 No problems 75.3 77.5 81.3 73.6 70.1 75.7 76.0 73.0
 Slight 16.3 14.7 11.4 16.6 19.4 16.7 16.2 20.8
 Moderate 6.2 5.8 5.6 7.3 6.4 5.9 6.9 4.9
 Severe 1.6 1.3 1.8 1.7 3.0 0.9 0.6 1.3
 Extreme 0.6 0.6 0 0.8 1.0 0.9 0.3 0