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Table 6 Between-group MCID of EQ-VAS and EQ-5D utility scores for different health conditions

From: Quality of life profile of general Vietnamese population using EQ-5D-5L

Health issue n EQ-VAS score EQ-5D utility score
Diffa 95% CI Diffa 95% CI
Intercept 1567 84.7 0.91
Common diseases
 No diseases 1437
 Hypertension 18 −3.6 −10.3; 3.04 −0.12* −0.19; − 0.05
 Respiratory diseases 12 −18.6* −26.7; 019.5 −0.02 −0.11; 0.07
 Musculoskeletal diseases 31 −11.1* −16.2; −6.0 −0.15* −0.20; −0.09
 Gastrointestinal diseases 23 −5.3 −11.2; 0.6 −0.04 −0.10; 0.02
Having acute symptoms in the last 4 weeks 36 −11.8* −16.6; −7.1 −0.04 −0.09; 0.01
Having chronic diseases in the last 3 months 99 −10.0* −12.8; −7.1 −0.09* −0.12; −0.06
Number of health issues
 0 1437
 1 120 −9.8* −13.0; −6.7 −0.07* −0.10; −0.04
 2 10 −17.8* −28.2; −7.3 −0.14* −0.25; −0.03
  1. aDifference between respondents with and without health conditions/diseases
  2. * p< 0.05