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Table 2 EQ-5D-3L, EQ-5D-5L and RPQ fatigue outcomes for the total sample and separately for those with and without a chronic health condition

From: The relation between EQ-5D and fatigue in a Dutch general population sample: an explorative study

  Total sample
(n = 3027)
Without a chronic health condition
(n = 1453)
With ≥ 1 chronic health condition
(n = 1574)
EQ-5D-3L
 Mobility (% with problems) 22.6% 6.3%* 37.5%*
 Self-care (% with problems) 7.2% 1.7%* 12.3%*
 Usual activities (% with problems) 25.3% 5.8%* 43.3%*
 Pain/discomfort (% with problems) 46.0% 21.1%* 68.9%*
 Anxiety/depression (% with problems) 27.2% 14.9%* 28.6%*
 Utility score (M, SD) 0.82 (0.23) 0.93* (0.13) 0.72* (0.25)
EQ-5D-5L
 Mobility (% with problems) 27.1% 8.5%* 44.2%*
 Self-care (% with problems) 8.7% 1.9%* 15.0%*
 Usual activities (% with problems) 30.3% 8.0%* 50.9%*
 Pain/discomfort (% with problems) 51.4% 27.8%* 73.3%*
 Anxiety/depression (% with problems) 33.0% 18.4%* 46.4%*
 Utility score (M, SD) 0.83 (0.21) 0.93* (0.11) 0.73* (0.23)
RPQ fatigue
 Not experienced at all 39.5% 55.7%* 24.5%*
 No more of a problem 12.6 13.1%* 12.1%*
 Mild fatigue 23.4% 20.6%* 25.9%*
 Moderate fatigue 15.8% 8.5%* 22.6%*
 Severe fatigue 8.8% 2.0%* 15.0%*
  1. *Statistically significantly different between subgroups with and without a chronic health condition (p < 0.001)