Table 4

Quality-adjusted life year (QALY) scores and EQ-VAS

Celiac diseasea

General populationa



QALYb

EQ-VAS




Pre-treatment

Today

Pre-treatment

Today

QALY


n

Mean

SDc

Mean

SD

n

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

n

Mean

SD


Males

393

0.71

0.34

0.88

0.18

437

52

27

83

15

11,428

0.81

0.21

Females

386

0.60

0.37

0.84

0.21

477

44

25

80

17

13,032

0.77

0.23

All

779

0.66

0.36

0.86

0.19

914

48

27

81

16

24,460

0.79

0.22


a Responded to all dimensions both pre-treatment and today.

b QALY scores were calculated from responses to the EQ-5D descriptive system.

c Standard deviation.

Norström et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2011 11:118   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-11-118

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