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Table 5 Construct validity of EQ-5D

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

  EQ-VAS EQ-5D index
  Univariate
analysis
Multivariate
analysis
Univariate
analysis
Multivariate
analysis
  ß(SE) p ß(SE) p ß(SE) p ß(SE) p
Age -0.4(0.1) 0.001 -0.06(0.1) 0.714 -0.01(0.003) < 0.001 -0.004(0.003) 0.286
Gender
   Female 0   0   0    
   Male 5.6(3.4) 0.106 6.5(3.5) 0.048 0.02(0.1) 0.777   
Marital status
   Single 0   0   0   0  
   Married -13.3(3.2) < 0.001 -8.7(5.1) 0.090 -0.3(0.08) < 0.001 -0.1(0.1) 0.319
Educational level
   None 0   0   0   0  
   Primary -3.9(4.5) 0.384 -6.8(4.5) 0.133 -0.03(0.1) 0.370 -0.02(0.09) 0.78
   Secondary/higher -7.5(4.3) 0.082 -2.6(4.3) 0.535 -0.2(0.1) 0.010 -0.2(0.08) 0.001
CCI
   0 0     0   0  
   ≥1 -3.8(4.5) 0.396    -0.1(0.1) 0.164 0.04(0.09) 0.665
Mechanical ventilation
   No 0     0    
   Yes 2.6(4.0) 0.512    0.00(0.1) 0.997   
APACHE II -0.01(0.3) 0.971    -0.006(0.01) 0.570   
TISS -0.3(0.3) 0.214    -0.01(0.008) 0.122 -0.01(0.01) 0.085
Length of stay -0.02(0.2) 0.897    -0.01(0.006) 0.049 -0.01(0.005) 0.017
  1. VAS, visual analogue scale; SE, standard error; CCI, Charlson Comorbidity Index; APACHE II, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II; TISS, Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System