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Table 4 Criterion validity of EQ-5D with regard to SF-36 subscales

From: Measuring quality of life after intensive care using the Arabic version for Morocco of the EuroQol 5 Dimensions

  SF-36 subscales
  GH PF RP RE SF BP VT MH
Mobility
   No problems 71 ± 15 96 ± 6 100 ± 0 80 ± 40 88 ± 22 89 ± 17 64 ± 9 74 ± 14
   Moderate/extreme 46 ± 15 54 ± 27 38 ± 48 44 ± 50 47 ± 32 50 ± 32 48 ± 14 66 ± 17
   P < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.011
Self-care
   No problems 63 ± 18 85 ± 18 80 ± 39 72 ± 44 79 ± 25 76 ± 28 60 ± 13 72 ± 15
   Moderate/extreme 41 ± 14 37 ± 31 23 ± 42 23 ± 42 23 ± 27 44 ± 13 43 ± 13 64 ± 21
   P < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.031
Usual activities
   No problems 72 ± 12 95 ± 6 96 ± 17 84 ± 36 92 ± 14 86 ± 22 65 ± 8 76 ± 11
   Moderate/extreme 42 ± 12 52 ± 28 36 ± 48 36 ± 48 39 ± 28 50 ± 32 45 ± 12 63 ± 18
   P < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Pain/discomfort         
   No problems 68 ± 17 88 ± 20 91 ± 27 75 ± 43 83 ± 30 96 ± 8 62 ± 13 73 ± 17
   Moderate/extreme 48 ± 17 61 ± 30 45 ± 50 48 ± 50 51 ± 31 42 ± 23 50 ± 14 67 ± 16
   P < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.038
Anxiety/depression
   No problems 68 ± 14 83 ± 24 82 ± 38 92 ± 27 86 ± 23 83 ± 25 64 ± 9 82 ± 8
   Moderate/extreme 48 ± 19 66 ± 31 53 ± 50 30 ± 46 47 ± 33 54 ± 32 47 ± 13 57 ± 13
   P < 0.001 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
EQ-5D index 0.79* 0.82* 0.68* 0.64* 0.87* 0.75* 0.76* 0.53*
EQ-VAS 0.62† 0.53† 0.48† 0.62† 0.70† 0.47† 0.65† 0.42†
  1. * Spearman correlation coefficients (p < 0.001)
  2. † Pearson correlation coefficients (p < 0.001)
  3. SF-36, Short Form 36; GH, General Health; PF, Physical Functioning; RP, Role Physical; RE, Role Emotional; SF, social Functioning; BP, bodily pain; VT, vitality; MH, Mental Health