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Table 2 Participant characteristics and health profiles on the EQ-5D-5L descriptive system, EQ VAS score and reported number of years in full health on the time trade-off question

From: Reporting and valuing one’s own health: a think aloud study using EQ-5D-5L, EQ VAS and a time trade-off question among patients with a chronic condition

Participant Sex EQ-5D-5L profile EQ VAS score TTO response (years in full health)
P1 Male 11111 70 10
P2 Male 11111 85 10
P3 Female 11111 75 10
P4 Female 11112 88 9
P5 Male 11111 85 10
P6 Male 11111 85 0 (10)a
P7 Male 41432 75 10
P8 Male 11121 80 10
P9 Male 11121 70 10
P10 Female 11111 80–85 10
P11 Male 11121 85 9.5
P12 Male 11111 60–70
P13 Female 31221c 55
P14 Male 11111 60 10
P15 Female 11111 95 10
P16 Female 11221 95 10
P17 Male 11112 95/81b 10
P18 Male 11112 70 10
P19 Female 41233 30 10
P20 Male 31132d 70
  1. EQ-5D-5L profile describes the severity levels on each of the five health dimension, i.e., numbers representing no (level 1), slight (level 2), moderate (level 3), severe (level 4), and extreme problems (level 5)
  2. aDid not want to “give up any years” (i.e., 10 years in full health), but answered 0 on paper
  3. bResponded 95 according to own reference point, and 81 in comparison with others
  4. cChanged from the initial response 31,231 during interview
  5. dChanged from the initial response 11,132 during interview