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Table 6 EQ VAS population norms by age groups and gender

From: EQ-5D-5L reference values for the German general elderly population

EQ-5D-5L VAS value Age Total
65–69 70–74 75–79 80 + 
Total
 N 86 78 88 38 290
 Mean 82.6 74.3 68.0 61.9 73.2
 Standard deviation 12.6 17.3 19.1 20.5 18.5
 95% CI–lower bound 80.0 70.4 64.0 55.4 71.1
 95% CI–upper bound 85.3 78.1 72.0 68.5 75.4
Men
 N 43 37 43 9 132
 Mean 83.4 73.2 68.0 65.8 74.3
 Standard deviation 10.1 18.3 21.6 22.4 18.7
 95% CI–lower bound 80.3 67.2 61.4 51.0 71.1
 95% CI–upper bound 86.4 79.2 74.5 80.5 77.5
Women
 N 43 41 45 29 158
 Mean 81.9 75.2 68.0 60.8 72.3
 Standard deviation 14.7 16.5 16.7 20.2 18.3
 95% CI–lower bound 77.5 70.1 65.1 53.3 69.5
 95% CI–upper bound 86.3 80.3 73.0 68.2 75.2