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Table 3 Classification efficiency of the EQ-5D-3 L and the EQ-5D-5 L classification systems measured by Shannon index (H′)

From: Comparing the performance of the EQ-5D-3 L and the EQ-5D-5 L in an elderly Chinese population

Dimension3 L5 L
H′ (95% CI)J’(95% CI)H′(95% CI)J’(95% CI)
Mobility0.830.521.020.44
Self-care0.750.480.910.39
Usual activities0.840.530.910.39
Pain/discomfort0.990.631.010.43
Anxiety/depression0.260.160.650.28
  1. Note CI confidence interval, EQ-5D EuroQol five-dimensional questionnaire, EQ-5D-3 L (3 L) three-level version of the EQ-5D, EQ-5D-5 L (5 L) five level version of the EQ-5D
  2. * Larger H′ value indicates higher classification efficiency