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Table 4 Proportion of levels 1, 2 and 3 in EQ5D by dimension and group at baseline and at test after 6 months.

From: Effect of an education programme for patients with osteoarthritis in primary care - a randomized controlled trial

EQ5D dimensions   Intervention baseline/6 months % Control baseline/6 months % p
Mobility Level 1* 46/54 47/47 <0.001
  Level 2 54/46 53/53  
  Level 3 0/0 0/0  
Self-care Level 1 90/89 89/81 <0.001
  Level 2 10/11 9/17  
  Level 3 0/0 2/2  
Usual activities Level 1 57/76 60/58 <0.001
  Level 2 41/22 34/40  
  Level 3 2/0 6/2  
Pain/discomfort Level 1 0/3 5/6 <0.001
  Level 2 84/84 78/73  
  Level 3 16/13 17/21  
Anxiety/depression Level 1 40/57 37/41 <0.001
  Level 2 60/43 53/50  
  Level 3 0/0 10/9  
  1. P-values for the difference in change between baseline and 6 months, between the two groups.
  2. *Level 1 indicates no problems, level 2 indicates some problems and level 3 indicates extreme problems.