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Table 3 Distribution (%,n) of reported problems in the EQ-5D-Y-5L dimensions, EQ VAS mean score (SD) and EQ VAS median, by age group

From: EQ-5D-Y-5L as a patient-reported outcome measure in psychiatric inpatient care for children and adolescents – a cross-sectional study

 Total13–15 years16–17 years 
EQ-5D-Y-5L dimensionsn = 52n = 24n = 28 
%n%n%np-value
Mobility (walking about)
 No problems7338751871200.768a
 A little bit of problems2111174257 
 Some problems424141 
 A lot of problems214100 
 Cannot000000 
Looking after myself
 No problems5227541350140.781a
 A little bit of problems37192974312 
 Some problems12617472 
 A lot of problems000000 
 Cannot000000 
Doing usual activities
 No problems1261331130.812a
 A little bit of problems8413341 
 Some problems40212975014 
 A lot of problems2513256257 
 Cannot158215113 
Having pain or discomfort
 No pain or discomfort271413339110.308a,b
 A little pain or discomfort35185012216 
 Some pain or discomfort2111215216 
 A lot of pain or discomfort14782185 
 Extreme pain or discomfort428200 
Feeling worried, sad or unhappy
 Not worried, sad or unhappy6382410.969a
 A little worried, sad or unhappy848272 
 Rather worried, sad or unhappy2312133329 
 Really worried, sad or unhappy40215018329 
Extremely worried, sad or unhappy2312215257 
n = 51n = 24n = 27 
EQ VAS mean (SD)29.2 (19.5)25.3 (19.4)32.6 (19.3)0.16c
EQ VAS median30 2131 
  1. ap-value by Chi-square test for trend
  2. bp-value = 0.030, when dichotomized no pain or discomfort vs. any pain or discomfort
  3. cp-value by Mann-Whitney U test