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Table 3 HU and VAS values for standardized chronic low back pain scenario for different groups

From: Health utilities for chronic low back pain

Group HU VAS WTP own money WTP health insurance
  Mean (SD) Median (IQR) Mean (SD) Median (IQR) Mean (SD) Median (IQR) Mean (SD) Median (IQR)
Healthy (n = 126) 0.81 (0.19) 0.90 (0.31) 44.34 (20.84) 48.00 (34.00) 236.03 (314.98) 150.00 (200.00) 664.93 (945.21) 300.00 (500.00)
Low Back Pain (n = 32) 0.88 (0.14) 0.93 (0.10) 40.91 (19.64) 47.00 (30.50) 180.78 (269.78) 100.00 (150.00) 785.31 (1234.48) 300.00 (410.00)
Total (n = 156) 0.83 (0.18) 0.91 (0.25) 43.65 (20.59) 47.00 (33.75) 224.84 (306.36) 150.00 (170.00) 689.94 (1008.83) 300.00 (528.75)
  1. HU Health Utilities, VAS 100 mm Visual Analogue Scale Values, WTP Willingness to Pay Monthly in Euros, SD Standard Deviation, IQR Interquartile Range