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Table 2 EQ-5D-3L among patients and controls

From: Health-related quality of life after deep vein thrombosis

  Patients (n = 254) Controls (n = 122) Pa (patients versus controls)
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
EQ-5D index value 0.79 (0.20) 0.91 (0.12) <0.001
EQ VAS 72 (19) 82 (15) <0.001
EQ-5D dimension Patients with problemsb Controls with problemsb Pc
n (%) n (%)
Mobility 79 (31) 13 (11) <0.001
Self-care 17 (7) 0 (0) 0.003
Usual activities 68 (27) 8 (7) <0.001
Pain/discomfort 157 (62) 38 (31) <0.001
Anxiety/depression 74 (29) 15 (12) <0.001
  1. PTS post-thrombotic syndrome, SD standard deviation
  2. aMan Whitney U test
  3. bIn the EQ-5D questionnaire, the outcome ‘extreme problems’ occurred very rarely, and this level was merged with the level ‘some problems’ for the statistical analyses
  4. cChi square test for independence