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Table 5 Mapping models used to generate health state utility values using adolescent BWS preferences

From: Adolescent valuation of CARIES-QC-U: a child-centred preference-based measure of dental caries

Variables Anchored DCETTO utilities
Linear Squared Cubed
Modelled BWS value linear 0.119*** 1.047* 0.079
  (0.000) (0.070) (0.471)
Modelled BWS value squared -0.004*** -0.000
  (0.006) (0.992)
Modelled BWS value cubed 0.000
  (0.763)
Constant 1.503*** 1.194*** 1.280***
  (0.000) (0.000) (0.000)
Mean absolute difference 0.113 0.110 0.110
Number of predictions > 0.05 from observed DCETTO 181 177 180
Number of predictions > 0.1 from observed DCETTO 124 114 115
Observations 243 243 243
R-squared 0.788 0.795 0.795
  1. p values are in parentheses, where ***p < 0.01, **p < 0.05, *p < 0.1