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Table 1 Distribution of the health district population and age. Distribution of the sample, age, gender, the TTO score and EQ VAS for the nine MHS

From: Measurement of health-related quality by multimorbidity groups in primary health care

  Population Sample
Clinical risk groups
main health statuses
N
32,667
N%
n 306 Males 46% mean age (years) Females 54% mean age (years) EQ 5D 3 L TTO score mean 95%CI EQ VAS mean 95%CI
1. Healthy 17,601 53.9 50 41 (30)a 36 (29)a 0.93
[0.90, 0.96]
80.32
[75.94, 84.70]
2. History of significant acute disease 1696 5.2 40 32 (32)a 36 (33)a 0.87
[0.79, 0.94]
69.75
[63.73, 75.77]
3. Single minor chronic disease 3487 10.7 30 46 (41)a 44 (41)a 0.81
[0.70, 0.92]
65.83
[57.69, 73.98]
4. Minor chronic diseases in multiple organ systems 1333 4.1 31 56 (55)a 55 (54)a 0.77
[0.69, 0.85]
66.45
[61.73, 71.17]
5. Significant chronic disease 4803 14.7 30 47 (47)a 53 (51)a 0.75
[0.63, 0.86]
62
[54,27, 69,73]
6. Significant chronic diseases in multiple organ systems 3201 9.8 30 56 (64)a 65 (70)a 0.58
[0.46, 0.70]
55.83
[48.73, 62.94]
7. Dominant chronic disease in 3 or more organ systems 344 1.1 30 74 (75)a 77 (79)a 0.60
[0.48, 0.72]
57
[46.67, 67.33]
8. Dominant/Metastatic malignancy 99 0.3 33 67 (64)a 64 (64)a 0.59
[0.46, 0.73]
51.67
[44.01, 59.33]
9. Catastrophic 103 0.3 32 49 (48)a 52 (51)a 0.49
[0.33, 0.64]
53.13
[43.02, 63.23]
  1. TTO score Time Trade-Off score
  2. EQ VAS EQ Visual Analogue Scale
  3. CI confidence interval
  4. amean population age in brackets