Skip to main content

Table 3 EQ-VAS scores (0–100 scale) according to sample in different strata and comparisons of scores between modes of survey using linear regression analysis

From: General population norms for the EQ-5D-3 L in Norway: comparison of postal and web surveys

  n Postal survey n Web survey P
Mean SD Mean SD Bivariate Multivariable
Overall 1131 79.5 (18.8) 977 77.9 (19.5) 0.061 0.487A,S,E
Sex
 Male 556 79.3 (18.1) 468 77.6 (19.1) 0.152 0.626A,E
 Female 575 79.7 (19.5) 509 78.2 (20.0) 0.217 0.679A,E
Age group, years
 19–30 147 86.1 (12.0) 108 83.6 (12.4) 0.105 0.106S,E
 31–40 169 83.3 (15.9) 145 81.2 (17.7) 0.270 0.709S,E
 41–50 213 83.1 (14.7) 199 77.8 (20.4) 0.003 0.011S,E
 51–60 227 80.1 (17.3) 216 76.1 (21.0) 0.028 0.516S,E
 61–70 200 76.9 (19.1) 252 76.3 (20.0) 0.713 0.476S,E
  ≥ 71 175 68.0 (25.6) 57 73.5 (21.3) 0.146 0.149S,E
Education, years
 Basic education (≤10) 121 69.1 (23.4) 319 74.6 (22.8) 0.023 0.360A,S
 Secondary education (11–13) 493 77.9 (19.1) 409 78.3 (17.7) 0.747 0.740A,S
 Higher education (≥14) 476 84.5 (13.7) 249 81.4 (17.1) 0.009 0.006A,S
  1. A,S,EControlling for Age (A), Sex (S), and Education (E) in multivariable linear regression