Table 3

Reported utility scores and summarized study descriptions

Study

Instrument

Sample size (n)

time point

Index mean (SD)

Study population


ALL INJURY PATIENTS


Keyes, US [19]

QOL

854

24 months

0.70

Adults


Meerding, Netherlands [36]

EQ-5D

2904

2.5 months

0.86

all injury, age 15+

2.5 months

0.63

hospitalized 15+

5 months

0.74

hospitalized 15+

9 months

0.74

hospitalized 15+


Polinder, Netherlands [3]

EQ-5D

525

2.5 months

0.92

all injury, age 4-15

379

5 months

0.96

all injury, age 4-15


366

9 months

0.98

all injury, age 4-15


Polinder. Netherlands [37]

EQ-5D

3231

2.5 months

0.60

all injury, age 15+

5 months

0.70

all injury, age 15+

9 months

0.76

all injury, age 15+


24 months

0.73

all injury, age 15+


Sutherland, UK [32]

SF-6D

200

2 months

0.61

Admitted, age 16-70

6 months

0.62

Admitted, age 16-70


Watson, Australia [34]

SF-6D

186

pre-injury

0.91

Admitted, age 18-74


186

12 months

0.73

Admitted, age 18-74


SEVERE INJURY PATIENTS


Gabbe, Australia [10]

HAQ

243

discharge

0.44

ISS > 15, age 15-80

6 months

0.54

ISS > 15, age 15-80


Holbrook US [12-14]

QWB

1048

discharge

0.40

GCS > 11, age 18+

6 months

0.63

GCS > 11, age 18+

12 months

0.67

GCS > 11, age 18+


18 months

0.68

GCS > 11, age 18+


Holtslag, Netherlands [64]

EQ-5D

335

15 months

0.69

ISS > 15, age 15+


Korosec, Slovenia [61]

EQ-5D

98

24 months

0.72

ICU patients


Soberg, Norway [11]

WHODAS II *

105

6 weeks

0.59

ISS > 15, age 18-67

12 months

0.72

ISS > 15, age 18-67


24 months

0.73

ISS > 15, age 18-67


* WHODAS II disability weights were reversed to utility scores

QOL = Satisfaction with Quality of Life instrument; EQ-5 D = European Quality of Life instrument -5 dimensions; SF-6D = Medical Outcome Study Short Form-6 dimensions; HAQ = Health Assessment Questionnaire; QWB = Quality of Well Being Scale; WHODASII = World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule version II

Polinder et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:783   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-783

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