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Table 5 Rank ordering of categories by counts of study and study type

From: Health state descriptions to elicit stroke values: do they reflect patient experience of stroke?

Preference elicitation studies (n = 7) Counts, (%) Qualitative literature (n = 28) Counts, (%)
Paralysis 7 (100) Change in self-identity, social role 26 (93)
Dependence i.e. feeding, dressing, washing 7 (100) Emotional difficulties 25 (89)
Feeling weakness. numbness, tingling 6 (86) Mobility and ambulation 24 (86)
Expressive problems 6 (86) Returning to normal regular activities 24 (86)
Mobility and ambulation 5 (71) Support and networks 23(82)
Coordination and dexterity 4 (57) Coordination and dexterity 23 (82)
Memory and thinking 4 (57) Recovery, getting better 22 (79)
Returning to normal regular activities 4 (57) Dependence i.e. feeding, dressing, washing 20 (71)
Facial droop 3 (43) Expressive problems 17 (61)
Toileting 2 (29) Fatigue 16 (57)
Discharge from care and care arrangements 2 (29) Perception by others 15 (54)
Mortality 2 (29) Unpredictability, unreliability 14 (50)
Pain 1 (14) Paralysis 14 (50)
Receptive problems 1 (14) Concern for NOK 14 (50)
Continuing or worsening disability 1 (14) Memory and thinking 13 (46)
Dizzy and faint 0 (0) Discharge from care and care arrangements 13 (46)
Sight 0 (0) Continuing or worsening disability 12 (43)
Fatigue 0 (0) Perplexity 11 (39)
Mind-body split 0 (0) Further risk 11 (39)
Loss of swallow 0 (0) Feeling weakness. numbness, tingling 11 (39)
Concern for NOK 0 (0) Mortality 11 (39)
Change in self-identity, social role 0 (0) Dissociation of self and body 9 (32)
Unpredictability, unreliability 0 (0) Dizzy and faint 6 (21)
Perplexity 0 (0) Pain 6 (21)
Perception by others 0 (0) Sight 6 (21)
Support and networks 0 (0) Toileting 4 (14)
Emotional difficulties 0 (0) Facial droop 3 (11)
Further risk 0 (0) Loss of swallow 3 (11)
Recovery, getting better 0 (0) Receptive problems 2 (7)