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Table 4 Three month questionnaire responses

From: The effect of postal questionnaire burden on response rate and answer patterns following admission to intensive care: a randomised controlled trial

  Group A Group B  
EuroQol 5 Dimension 3 Level (EQ-5D-3 L)
Valid Responses n = 2399 (97) n = 2263 (98)  
Mobility      
 level 1 978 (41) 826 (37) p = 0.003a
 level 2 1382 (58) 1407 (62)  
 level 3 39 (2) 30 (1)  
Self Care      
 level 1 1656 (69) 1572 (69) p = 0.771a
 level 2 687 (29) 648 (29)  
 level 3 56 (2) 43 (2)  
Usual Activities      
 level 1 716 (30) 626 (28) p = 0.107a
 level 2 1323 (55) 1254 (55)  
 level 3 360 (15) 383 (17)  
Pain/Discomfort      
 level 1 785 (33) 742 (33) p = 0.986a
 level 2 1386 (58) 1318 (58)  
 level 3 228 (10) 203 (9)  
Anxiety/Depression      
 level 1 1409 (59) 1250 (55) p = 0.017a
 level 2 836 (35) 864 (38)  
 level 3 154 (6) 149 (7)  
 EQ-5D-3 L weighted index score 0.69 [0.52–0.81] 0.69 [0.52–0.81] p = 0.255
EuroQol Visual Analogue Scale (EQ VAS)
 Valid Responses n = 2402 (97) n = 2244 (97)  
 EQ VAS Score 70 [50–80] 66 [50–80] p = 0.174
  1. n (%), median [interquartile range]
  2. aChi-square test comparing level 1 “No problems” with a single collapsed category combining level 2-“moderate” and level 3-“severe”