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Table 5 QALY gains by age

From: The impact of preoperative patient characteristics on the cost-effectiveness of total hip replacement: a cohort study

Underlying value set Age group
  ≤59 60-69 70-79 ≥80
  QALYs
VAS-AL based 6.398 3.280 1.697 0.990
UK QALY based 10.967 6.122 4.341 2.531
German EB-QALY based 7.565 4.098 2.583 1.506
  QALYs discounted 3.5%
VAS-AL based 3.922 2.357 1.953 0.860
UK QALY based 6.723 4.399 3.105 2.199
German EB-QALY based 4.637 2.944 2.269 1.308
  Cost/QALY in €
VAS-AL based 1.927 3.085 3.771 9.391
UK QALY based 1.124 1.653 2.372 3.672
German EB-QALY based 1.630 2.469 3.246 6.171
  Cost/QALY in €; discounted 3.5%
VAS-AL based 1.738 2.857 3.569 9.071
UK QALY based 1.014 1.530 2.245 3.547
German EB-QALY based 1.470 2.286 3.072 5.961