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Table 5 Health-Related Quality of Life HRQoL measures

From: A pilot randomised controlled trial evaluating mini and conventional implant retained dentures on the function and quality of life of patients with an edentulous mandible

  Mini implants     Conventional implants    
Outcome Baseline (n = 22) 2 months (n = 20) 6 months (n = 19) Baseline (complete cases, n = 19) Baseline (n = 23) 2 months (n = 23) 6 months (n = 22) Baseline (complete cases, n = 22)
EQ-5D
Mean (sd)
Median (IQR)
0.7224 (0.3276) 0.7289 (0.3598) 0.7127 (0.2968) 0.7146 (0.3524) 0.6401 (0.3639) 0.5840 (0.4489) 0.6241 (0.3715) 0.6458 (0.3715)
0.7960 (0.7250 to 1.0000) 0.8050 (0.6380 to 1.000) 0.7270 (0.6200 to 1.0000) 0.7960 (0.7250 to 1.0000) 0.6560 (0.5160 to 1.0000) 0.7960 (0.0880 to 1.0000) 0.8220 (0.1890 to 1.0000) 0.6905 (0.5160 to 1.0000)
SF-6D
Mean (sd)
Median (IQR)
0.7153 (0.2060) 0.6844 (0.2465) 0.6943 (0.2404) 0.7220 (0.2149) 0.6714 (0.2158) 0.6720 (0.2130) 0.7263 (0.2117) 0.6767 (0.2193)
0.7670 (0.6150 to 0.9220) 0.7580 (0.4055 to 0.8715) 0.8000 (0.4070 to 0.8800) 0.8000 (0.6150 to 0.9220) 0.7190 (0.4530 to 0.8630) 0.6900 (0.4670 to 0.8630) 0.8000 (0.4670 to 0.9220) 0.7645 (0.4530 to 0.8630)
  1. Values are mean, standard deviation, count, median, interquartile range