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Table 7 Overall EQ. 5D index score: baseline and follow-up

From: A comparative case study of prescribing and non-prescribing physiotherapists and podiatrists

  From the 129 completers Baseline for 116 with EQ. 5D in BOTH data sets only Follow-Up for 116 with EQ. 5D in BOTH data sets only   
Number of patients completing BOTH sets of EQ. 5D questions EQ 5D-5L
Mean (SD)
EQ 5D-5L
Mean (SD)
Change from Baseline (95% CI)a Paired
t-test
p-value
PT IP 25 0.56 (0.31) 0.64 (0.27) 0.08 (−0.04 to 0.19) 0.194
PT NP 28 0.73 (0.19) 0.73 (0.22) 0.001 (−0.07 to 0.07) 0.973
PO IP 33 0.70 (0.26) 0.78 (0.20) 0.08 (0.003 to 0.16) 0.042
PO NP 30 0.66 (0.26) 0.76 (0.28) 0.10 (0.03 to 0.16) 0.004
All IP 58 0.64 (0.29) 0.72 (0.24) 0.08 (0.01 to 0.14) 0.019
All NP 58 0.69 (0.23) 0.75 (0.25) 0.05 (0.003 to 0.10) 0.036
All PT 53 0.65 (0.26) 0.69 (0.25) 0.04 (−0.03 to 0.10) 0.266
All PO 63 0.68 (0.26) 0.77 (0.24) 0.09 (0.04 to 0.14) 0.001
  1. a[Positive change indicates mean improvement in health at Follow-Up]