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Table 4 Shannon Index (H’) and Shannon Evenness Index (J’) for the EQ-5D-Y-3L and EQ-5D-Y-5L dimensions

From: Measurement properties and responsiveness of the EQ-5D-Y-5L compared to the EQ-5D-Y-3L in children and adolescents receiving acute orthopaedic care

  EQ-5D-Y-5L EQ-5D-Y-3L Difference in H' Difference in J'
H' J' H' J'
MOB 1.114 0.164 0.965 0.163 0.149 0.001
LAM 1.177 0.233 0.915 0.245 0.262 − 0.012
UA 1.242 0.169 0.952 0.165 0.290 0.004
P/D 1.324 0.223 0.939 0.283 0.385 − 0.060
WSU 1.135 0.150 0.885 0.123 0.250 0.027
average difference 0.267 − 0.008     
  1. N = 83, MOB, Mobility; LAM, Looking After Myself; UA, doing Usual Activities; P/D, having Pain or Discomfort; WSU, feeling Worried, Sad or Unhappy