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Table 3 Difference in patient-reported outcome measure scores at admission between older and younger participants

From: Patient-reported outcome measurement in community-acquired pneumonia: feasibility of routine application in an elderly hospitalized population

InstrumentAge groups
18–74 years
(n = 23)
(mean (SD) or median (IQR))
≥ 75 years
(n = 21)
(mean (SD) or median (IQR))
CAP-Sym 18 score34.2 (18.6)19.0 (11.3)
EQ-5D VAS score42.3 (18.8)47.6 (21.3)
EQ-5D-5L index0.54 [0.28–0.84]0.68 [0.35–0.88]
  1. Abbreviations: CAP-Sym 18 CAP-Sym Questionnaire 18-item score, CI confidence interval, EQ-5D VAS EuroQol Quality of Life Questionnaire visual analog score, EQ-5D-5L index score EuroQol 5-dimension 5-level Questionnaire, IQR interquartile range, PROMs patient-reported outcome measure
  2. *Age 18–74 years is the reference group