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Table 2 Comparisons of EQ-5D utility values and VAS scores between BMI category

From: Gender differences in the association between body mass index and health-related quality of life among adults:a cross-sectional study in Shandong, China

  Underweight Normal weight Overweight Obese P-value a
Men
 EQ-5D utility values, mean ± SD 0.85 ± 0.26 0.95 ± 0.14 0.96 ± 0.12 0.97 ± 0.10 <0.001
 VAS scores, mean ± SD 73.85 ± 21.06 83.33 ± 14.92 83.94 ± 14.22 84.06 ± 14.21 <0.001
Women
 EQ-5D utility values, mean ± SD 0.89 ± 0.24 0.95 ± 0.13 0.94 ± 0.13 0.92 ± 0.16 <0.001
 VAS scores, mean ± SD 78.35 ± 19.41 83.01 ± 15.12 80.85 ± 15.20 79.29 ± 15.44 <0.001
  1. SD standard deviation, a One-way ANOVA test for differences of BMI category