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Table 6 Distribution of EQ-5D item scores. Men only, according to age. Pooled postal and web surveys. Number (%)

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

  Age group, years
19–30 31–40 41–50 51–60 61–70 ≥ 71 All
n 104 (100) 144 (100) 210 (100) 220 (100) 224 (100) 122 (100) 1024 (100)
Mobility
 No problems 102 (98) 137 (95) 189 (90) 188 (86) 190 (85) 78 (64) 884 (86)
 Some problems 2 (2) 7 (5) 21 (10) 32 (15) 34 (15) 44 (36) 140 (14)
 Confined to bed 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Self-care
 No problems 104 (100) 142 (99) 209 (100) 211 (96) 220 (98) 114 (93) 1000 (98)
 Some problems 0 (0) 2 (1) 1 (0.5) 9 (4) 4 (2) 8 (7) 24 (2)
 Unable to wash or dress 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Usual activities
 No problems 102 (98) 133 (92) 182 (87) 180 (82) 187 (84) 90 (74) 874 (85)
 Some problems 2 (2) 11 (8) 27 (13) 34 (16) 35 (16) 28 (23) 137 (13)
 Unable to perform 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0.5) 6 (3) 2 (1) 4 (3) 13 (1)
Pain/Discomfort
 No pain or discomfort 85 (82) 106 (74) 129 (61) 105 (48) 115 (51) 54 (44) 594 (58)
 Moderate pain or discomfort 19 (18) 35 (24) 79 (38) 93 (42) 101 (45) 63 (52) 390 (38)
 Extreme pain or discomfort 0 (0) 3 (2) 2 (1) 22 (10) 8 (4) 5 (4) 40 (4)
Anxiety/Depression
 Not anxious or depressed 85 (82) 116 (81) 167 (80) 175 (80) 193 (86) 102 (84) 838 (82)
 Moderately anxious or depressed 19 (18) 27 (19) 40 (19) 41 (19) 30 (13) 20 (16) 177 (17)
 Extremely anxious or depressed 0 (0) 1 (1) 3 (1) 4 (2) 1 (0) 0 (0) 9 (1)