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Table 2 Descriptive profile of the 5 dimensions of EQ-5D after hip fracture. All patients included

From: Quality of life following hip fractures: results from the Norwegian hip fracture register

  Preoperative 4 months postop 12 months postop
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Mobility    
 No problems in walking about 6462 (62.6) 2039 (19.7) 3203 (31.0)
 Some problems in walking about 3750 (36.3) 7991 (77.4) 6795 (65.8)
 Confined to bed 113 (1.1) 295 (2.9) 327 (3.2)
Self-care    
 No problems with self-care 8013 (77.6) 5434 (52.6) 6120 (59.3)
 Some problems with self-care 1866 (18.1) 2882 (37.6 3246 (31.4)
 Unable to wash or dress 446 (4.1) 1009 (9.8) 959 (9.3)
Usual activities    
 No problems in performing usual activities 6217 (60.2) 2619 (25.4) 3418 (33.1)
 Some problems in performing usual activities 3098 (30.0) 5604 (54.3) 4880 (47.3)
 Unable to perform usual activities 1010 (9.8) 2102 (20.4) 2027 (19.6)
Pain/discomfort    
 No pain or discomfort 6446 (62.4) 2612 (25.3) 3534 (34.2)
 Some pain or discomfort 3354 (32.5) 6779 (65.7) 6065 (58.7)
 Extreme pain or discomfot 525 (5.1) 934 (9.0) 726 (7.0)
Anxiety/depression    
 Not anxious or depressed 7636 (74.0) 6476 (62.7) 6549 (63.4)
 Moderately anxious or depressed 2412 (23.4) 3406 (33.0) 3411 (33.0)
 Exteremely anxious or depressed 277 (2.7) 443 (4.3) 365 (3.5)