Table 4

 Spearman rank correlations of EQ-5D VAS score and EQ-5D index with subscales of SF-36 and MacNew

AdmissionDischarge3 Months
VAS scoreEQ-5D indexVAS scoreEQ-5D indexVAS scoreEQ-5D index
Owing to missing values comparisons were based on different sample sizes varying between 81 and 99. All coefficients significantly different from zero, p<0.01.
SF-36 subscales
    General health perception0.610.600.580.610.690.63
    Physical functioning0.680.740.710.710.710.74
    Social functioning0.610.680.490.570.550.63
    Pain0.570.630.670.730.610.74
    Vitality0.540.650.630.710.600.72
    Role limitations (physical problems)0.500.570.570.580.670.72
    Mental health0.460.570.460.580.490.62
    Role limitations (emotional problems)0.210.300.330.380.320.35
MacNew
    Global score0.630.690.630.710.680.78
    Subscale social functioning0.590.650.610.680.650.74
    Subscale emotional functioning0.550.620.520.620.600.67
    Subscale physical functioning0.680.700.680.740.720.82