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Table 2 EQ5D-index, EQ-VAS and SF6D-index for suspected pneumonia and the non-diseased subjects

From: The impact of community-acquired pneumonia on the health-related quality-of-life in elderly

  Suspected pneumonia cases Non-diseased subjects p-value
Mean (SD)/Median (IQR) Missing/died Mean (SD)/Median (IQR) Missing/died  
EQ5D-index
 At vaccinationa 0.87 (0.16)/0.89 (0.78–1.00) 0/0 0.87 (0.16)/0.89 (0.78–1.00) 0/0 ns
 Prior to illness onset 0.81 (0.23)/0.86 (0.78–1.00) 0/0 - - -
 At admission 0.23 (0.32)/0.24 (−0.00–0.43) 0/0 - - -
 During home visit 0.70 (0.26)/0.78 (0.52–0.89) 0/0 0.84 (0.18)/0.84 (0.78–1.00) 0/0 <0.001
 Month 1 0.72 (0.24)/0.78 (0.65–0.89) 60/4 0.83 (0.17)/0.84 (0.78–1.00) 44/2 <0.001
 Month 6 0.74 (0.23)/0.78 (0.66–0.89) 85/29 0.82 (0.18)/0.84 (0.78–1.00) 76/4 <0.001
 Month 12 0.74 (0.23)/0.78 (0.67–0.89) 104/49 0.82 (0.18)/0.84 (0.78–1.00) 124/14 <0.001
EQ5D-VAS
 Prior to illness onset 71 (15.3)/70 (60–80) 0/0 - - -
 At admission 33 (16.0)/30 (20–41) 1/0 - - -
 During home visit 62 (16.7)/65 (50–70) 0/0 76 (13.2)/80 (70–85) 3/0 <0.001
 Month 1 64 (16.3)/65 (50–75) 62/4 76 (13.9)/79 (70–85) 37/2 <0.001
 Month 6 65 (16.4)/70 (55–78) 86/29 74 (15.2)/75 (65–84) 73/4 <0.001
 Month 12 64 (17.5)/69 (50–78) 98/49 75 (14.6)/75 (68–85) 122/14 <0.001
SF6D-index
 During home visit - - 0.77 (0.13)/0.79 (0.66–0.88) 9/0 -
 Month 1 0.65 (0.13)/0.63 (0.58–0.73) 81/4 0.76 (0.13)/0.77 (0.65–0.88) 69/2 <0.001
 Month 6 0.68 (0.14)/0.66 (0.59–0.79) 99/29 0.75 (0.14)/0.75 (0.63–0.88) 116/4 <0.001
 Month 12 0.68 (0.14)/0.66 (0.58–0.77) 122/49 0.75 (0.13)/0.75 (0.63–0.87) 149/14 <0.001
  1. Abbreviations: SD Standard deviation, ns not significant
  2. amatching criterion