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Table 3 Utility difference attributable to suspected pneumonia

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

  QALY
suspected pneumonia case
(SE)
QALY
non-diseased subjects
(SE)
Utility difference attributable to suspected pneumonia
All cases
 One-year post-discharge 0.68 (0.01) 0.81 (0.01) −0.13
 Pneumonia episode & one-year post-discharge 0.67 (0.01) 0.81 (0.01) −0.15
Only survivors
 One-year post-discharge 0.72 (0.01) 0.82 (0.01) −0.10
 Pneumonia episode & one-year post-discharge 0.71 (0.01) 0.82 (0.01) −0.11
  1. Abbreviations: QALY quality-adjusted life years, SE standard error