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Table 1 18 health states created by orthogonal design (L18,2*3^7)

From: Similar responses to EQ-5D-3L by two elicitation methods: visual analogue scale and time trade-off

State number Mobility Self-Care Usual Activities Pain/Discomfort Anxiety/Depression
1 1 1 1 1 1
2 3 1 1 2 2
3 2 2 1 1 3
4 1 3 2 1 2
5 1 2 3 2 1
6 2 1 2 3 1
7 2 2 2 2 2
8 2 3 3 1 1
9 1 1 3 3 2
10 3 2 1 3 1
11 3 1 2 1 3
12 1 3 1 2 3
13 1 2 2 3 3
14 3 3 2 2 1
15 2 1 3 2 3
16 2 3 1 3 2
17 3 2 3 1 2
18 3 3 3 3 3
  1. The numbers 1, 2, and 3 in five dimensions represent level 1 (no problem), level 2 (moderate problem) and level 3 (severe problem), respectively