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Table 1 Summary statistics (n = 224)

From: Measurement properties of EQ-5D-3L and EQ-5D-5L in recording self-reported health status in older patients with substantial multimorbidity and polypharmacy

Variable n Mean SD
Age (years) 224 77.5 5.35
Number of coexistent chronic conditionsa 224 11.5 (median = 10) 6.01
Number of medicationsa 224 9.3 3.34
Barthel Index 6 months 224 95.2 8.81
EQ-5D-3L index score 6 months 224 0.83 0.21
EQ-5D-3L index score 12 months 224 0.82 0.22
EQ-5D-5L index score 6 months 224 0.81 0.19
EQ-5D-5L index score 12 months 224 0.80 0.21
EQ-VAS score 6 months 224 69.9 15.71
Variable n (%)
Gender (male) 126 (56.2%)
Highest level of education—university 62 (27.6%)
Highest level of education—high school 102 (45.5%)
Highest level of education—less than high school 59 (26.3%)
Highest level of education—not applicable/reported 1 (0.4%)
Spent some time in the 6 months before trial in nursing home 10 (4.4%)
Country of residence—Switzerland 55 (24.5%)
Country of residence—Ireland 48 (21.4%)
Country of residence—Belgium 58 (25.8%)
Country of residence—Netherlands 63 (28.1%)
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. aAt OPERAM trial baseline
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