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Table 3 MACBETH and TTO evaluations for the 25 hypothetical EQ-5D-3L health states

From: Valuing health states: is the MACBETH approach useful for valuing EQ-5D-3L health states?

State MACBETH TTO variant MACBETH-TTO Official TTO studya (observed mean) Official TTO studyb (observed mean)
N Mean ± SE % neg. n Mean ± SE % neg. Dif. Mean Mean
11112 26 0.85 ± 0.03 0 48 0.81 ± 0.03 0 0.040 0.757 0.784
11113 31 0.58 ± 0.07 10.8 42 0.56 ± 0.06 7.1 0.012 0.344 0.412
11121 27 0.85 ± 0.02 0 47 0.83 ± 0.03 0 0.023 0.766 0.770
11131 28 0.65 ± 0.04 0 46 0.56 ± 0.05 2.2 0.095 0.283 0.319
11133 26 0.34 ± 0.07 15.4 48 0.40 ± 0.07 8.3 -0.062 0.112 0.186
11211 31 0.84 ± 0.02 0 42 0.80 ± 0.03 0 0.038 0.696 0.710
11312 27 0.55 ± 0.03 0 47 0.53 ± 0.06 6.4 0.014 0.480 0.535
12111 28 0.86 ± 0.02 0 46 0.83 ± 0.02 0 0.032 0.676 0.669
13311 26 0.43 ± 0.05 7.7 48 0.50 ± 0.04 2.1 -0.065 -0.124 -0.020
13332 31 0.17 ± 0.06 29.0 42 0.01 ± 0.07 26.2 0.161 -0.111 -0.005
21111 27 0.81 ± 0.02 0 47 0.78 ± 0.03 0 0.033 0.702 0.681
21323 28 0.35 ± 0.04 3.6 46 0.36 ± 0.05 2.2 -0.007 0.124 0.094
22121 31 0.58 ± 0.05 3.2 42 0.68 ± 0.03 0 -0.095 0.416 0.527
22122 27 0.51 ± 0.04 0 47 0.59 ± 0.04 0 -0.086 0.425 0.462
22222 26 0.58 ± 0.04 0 48 0.46 ± 0.05 4.2 0.119 0.264 0.329
22233 28 0.26 ± 0.05 14.3 46 0.16 ± 0.07 17.4 0.101 -0.045 -0.021
23232 27 0.28 ± 0.04 11.1 47 0.01 ± 0.07 25.5 0.265 0.112 0.223
23313 28 0.29 ± 0.04 3.6 46 0.18 ± 0.06 13.0 0.114 -0.096 -0.100
32211 28 0.40 ± 0.05 3.6 46 0.26 ± 0.05 8.7 0.134 0.066 0.122
32223 26 0.11 ± 0.06 34.6 48 0.06 ± 0.07 16.7 0.045 -0.271 -0.098
32313 31 0.14 ± 0.06 32.3 42 0.14 ± 0.08 21.4 0.011 -0.141 0.010
33232 31 0.04 ± 0.06 32.3 42 -0.21 ± 0.07 50.0 0.253 -0.301 -0.174
33321 26 0.15 ± 0.06 26.9 48 0.07 ± 0.08 20.8 0.073 -0.344 -0.217
33323 27 0.05 ± 0.04 33.3 47 -0.27 ± 0.08 51.1 0.315 -0.258 -0.127
33333 112 -0.08 ± 0.02 48.2 183 -0.45 ± 0.04 63.9 0.366 -0.497 -0.397
MAD: 0.1015   
  1. aOverall sample from the Portuguese EQ-5D-3L valuation study [56].
  2. bRespondents aged 18 to 49 years old from the Portuguese EQ-5D-3L valuation study [56].
  3. Legend: SE Standard error, MAD Mean Absolute Difference