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Table 2 Quality of life scores and health utility values among dry eye subtypes

From: Quality of life measures and health utility values among dry eye subgroups

  Alla ADDE Short TBUT-DE
DEQS 21.7 (10.0–40.0) 23.3 (10.0–40.0) 23.3 (13.3–38.3)
 Bothersome ocular symptoms 29.2 (16.7–47.9) 33.3 (16.7–50.0) 29.2 (20.8–45.8)
 Impact on daily life 13.9 (5.6–36.1) 13.9 (5.6–36.1) 16.7 (5.6–33.3)
HUI-3 0.82 (0.69–0.91) 0.79 (0.69–0.88) 0.82 (0.74–0.92)
  1. Abbreviations: ADDE aqueous-deficient dry eye, DEQS Dry Eye-Related Quality-of-Life Score, HUI-3 Health Utilities Index Mark 3, TBUT-DE tear film break-up time dry eye
  2. Results are expressed as the median (interquartile range)
  3. a“All” include 140 patients other than ADDE or short TBUT-DE subtypes, in addition to ADDE and short TBUT-DE subtypes
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