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Table 2 Utility scores and utility decrement

From: Quality of life and utility decrement associated with Clostridium difficile infection in a French hospital setting

  Before the episode During the episode
EQ-5D score (utility)
 Number of patients with no missing data (+) 79 79
 Mean (SD) 0.542 (0.391) 0.050 (0.404)
 Median / Min / Max 0.632 / -0.263 / 1.000 −0.052 / -0.530 / 0.888
 Quartile 25 / Quartile 75 0.270 / 0.888 −0.293 / 0.365
Utility decrement associated with CDI
 Number of patients with no missing data (+) 78 (97.5%)
 Mean (SD) −0.492 (0.398)
 Median / Min / Max −0.476 / -1.416 / 0.750
 Quartile 25 / Quartile 75 −0.743 / -0.212
  1. (+) missing data in the EQ-5D filled out at baseline in one patient and during the episode in another patient