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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for prospective and retrospective measures

From: Is retrospective assessment of health-related quality of life valid?

Variable Domain EQ-5D-5L Index EQ-VAS
Mobility Self-Care Usual Activities Pain/ Discomfort Anxiety/ Depression
Prospective (n = 88)
Mean 0.4691 66.89
Median(range) 3.0 (1 to 4) 2.0 (1 to 4) 3.0 (1 to 5) 3.0 (1 to 5) 2.0 (1 to 5) 0.5135 (−0.1994 to 1) 70 (10 to 100)
Mode 3 1 3 3 1   
Retrospective (n = 88)
Mean 0.4470 66.36
Median (range) 3.0 (1 to 5) 2.0 (1 to 4) 3.0 (1 to 5) 3.0 (2 to 5) 2.0 (1 to 5) 0.5197 (−0.1464 to 0.8366) 70 (5 to 95)
Mode 3 1 3 3 1