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Table 2 Comparison of EQ-5D dimensions between Swedish and Danish patients

From: Factors influencing health-related quality of life after total hip replacement - a comparison of data from the Swedish and Danish hip arthroplasty registers

Dimensions Denmark Sweden P-value
Mobility
  No problems 79% (502) 59% (8603) < 0.001
  Some problems 20% (129) 41% (5934)  
  Confined to bed 0% (1) 0% (20)  
Self-care
  No problems 88% (553) 91% (13 273) 0.0065
  Some problems 12% (74) 8% (1187)  
  Unable 1% (5) 1% (96)  
Usual activities
  No problems 63% (397) 76% (10 997) < 0.001
  Some problems 34% (212) 22% (3202)  
  Unable 4% (23) 2% (360)  
Pain/discomfort
  None 64% (406) 43% (6224) < 0.001
  Moderate 33% (208) 53% (7662)  
  Extreme 3% (18) 5% (669)  
Anxiety/depression
  None 87% (549) 77% (11 200) < 0.001
  Moderate 11% (71) 22% (3156)  
  Extreme 2% (12) 1% (199)  
  1. Data are presented as percentages (number of patients) and p-values are derived from Fischer’s exact test.