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Table 3 Attribute Importance and Rates of Disability by Attribute

From: What were they thinking when providing preference measurements for generic health states? The evidence for HUI3

HUI3 Preference Survey Respondents General Population
Attribute Importance Rate (n = 504) % Attribute Disability Rate (n = 504) % Attribute Disability Rate (n = 11,924)* %
Pain (49.0) Vision (62.1) Vision (50)
Vision (36.9) Pain (49.0) Cognition (26)
Cognition (33.9) Cognition (28.8) Emotion (21)
Ambulation (28.0) Emotion (25.2) Pain (20)
Emotion (28.0) Ambulation (12.3) Hearing (5)
Hearing (17.1) Speech (9.5) Ambulation (3)
Dexterity (17.1) Hearing (8.5) Dexterity (2)
Speech (6.9) Dexterity (8.3) Speech (1)
p < 0.001. p < 0.001.  
Intra-survey importance vs disability, p < 0.001.
Inter-survey importance vs disability, p < 0.001.
  1. Note: Column percentages do not sum to 100 because attributes assessed independently
  2. Legend: p = p-value; * Statistics Canada. Housing, Family and Social Statistics Division. General Social Survey Analysis Series. Health Status of Canadians: Report of the 1991 General Social Survey. Catalogue No. 11-612E, No. 8. ISBN 0–660-15392E, No. 8. Ottawa, Canada 1994