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Table 5 MCIDs of the EQ-5D-5L estimated through three methods and the relation to the MDC at the individual and group levels

From: Responsiveness and minimal clinically important difference of the EQ-5D-5L in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia: a longitudinal study

Variables Index value EQ VAS
0.5SD 1SEM Anchor-based method Instrument-defined method 0.5SD 1SEM Anchor-based method
MCID 0.027 0.023 0.041 0.064 6.99 5.93 3.12
MDC95%        
 Ind 0.064     16.44   
 Group 0.009     2.32   
Ratio        
 Ind 0.42 0.36 0.64 1.00 0.43 0.36 0.19
 Group 3.00 2.56 4.56 7.11 3.01 2.55 1.24