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Table 4 Listwise Spearman correlationsa (n = 146)

From: Evaluation of the EQ-5D-3L and 5L versions in low back pain patients

  EQ VAS Oswestry Disability Index Pain-VAS Back/Hips Pain-VAS Legs/feet HSCL-25
EQ-5D-3L index 0.72 0.84 0.76 0.64 0.65
EQ-5D-3L sumb 0.76 0.87 0.77 0.66 0.66
 Mobility 0.57 0.68 0.57 0.61 0.41
 Self-care 0.56 0.65 0.59 0.46 0.37
 Usual activities 0.65 0.72 0.65 0.49 0.51
 Pain/discomfort 0.62 0.77 0.75 0.66 0.45
 Anxiety/depression 0.39 0.36 0.26 0.19NS 0.64
EQ-5D-5L index 0.74 0.87 0.82 0.70 0.68
EQ-5D-5L sum 0.77 0.88 0.80 0.69 0.69
 Mobility 0.59 0.72 0.62 0.60 0.45
 Self-care 0.56 0.66 0.62 0.48 0.46
 Usual activities 0.73 0.75 0.68 0.57 0.54
 Pain/discomfort 0.68 0.85 0.82 0.76 0.51
 Anxiety/depression 0.40 0.41 0.31 0.17NS 0.72
  1. aAll correlations are statistically significant (P < 0.01) unless indicated: NS not significant. Scores are coded in the same direction to ease interpretation
  2. bEQ-5D-3L and 5L index are based on recommended scoring, whereas the sum scores are the sum of the scores for the five dimensions