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Table 7 Distribution of EQ-5D item scores. Women 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 151 (100) 170 (100) 202 (100) 223 (100) 228 (100) 110 (100) 1084 (100)
Mobility
 No problems 142 (94) 152 (89) 171 (85) 195 (87) 182 (80) 73 (66) 915 (84)
 Some problems 9 (6) 17 (10) 31 (15) 28 (13) 46 (20) 37 (34) 168 (16)
 Confined to bed 0 (0) 1 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0)
Self-care
 No problems 150 (99) 166 (98) 196 (97) 219 (98) 221 (97) 104 (95) 1056 (97)
 Some problems 1 (1) 4 (2) 6 (3) 4 (2) 7 (3) 5 (5) 27 (3)
 Unable to wash or dress 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (1) 1 (0)
Usual activities
 No problems 132 (87) 140 (82) 157 (78) 180 (81) 178 (78) 77 (70) 864 (80)
 Some problems 17 (11) 29 (17) 41 (20) 42 (19) 49 (22) 32 (29) 210 (19)
 Unable to perform 2 (1) 1 (1) 4 (2) 1 (0) 1 (0) 1 (1) 10 (1)
Pain/Discomfort
 No pain or discomfort 111 (74) 108 (64) 98 (49) 104 (47) 90 (40) 37 (34) 548 (51)
 Moderate pain or discomfort 39 (26) 54 (32) 92 (46) 105 (47) 122 (54) 68 (62) 480 (44)
 Extreme pain or discomfort 1 (1) 8 (5) 12 (6) 14 (6) 16 (7) 5 (5) 56 (5)
Anxiety/Depression
 Not anxious or depressed 105 (70) 117 (69) 154 (76) 176 (79) 184 (81) 85 (77) 821 (76)
 Moderately anxious or depressed 43 (29) 48 (28) 47 (23) 44 (20) 42 (18) 25 (23) 249 (23)
 Extremely anxious or depressed 3 (2) 5 (3) 1 (1) 3 (1) 2 (1) 0 (0) 14 (1)