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Table 5 Percentage of patients and the general population with problems in the EQ-5D self-classifier [18]

From: Health-related quality of life among general practice patients with differing chronic diseases in Germany: Cross sectional survey

  General practice patients General population
  Moderate problems Extreme problems Moderate/extreme problems Moderate/extreme problems
Mobility 24.4 0.1 24.5 17***
Self-care 3.1 0.3 3.4 3
Usual activity 31.4 1.9 33.3 10***
Pain/discomfort 61.3 7.4 68.7 28***
Anxiety/depression 34.1 2.9 37.0 4***
  1. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001 by chi-square tests on the difference in the proportion of respondents reporting anyproblem between general practice patients and the general population, df = 1.