Table 3

The domains identified by MS subjects compared with items in generic utility measures
Measure HUI2 HUI3 EQ-5D SF-6D
Construct Health status & HRQL [35],[36] Health status & HRQL [36],[37] HRQL [38] Health status [39]
MS Domains
School/Work N N Y Y
Fatigue N N N Y
Sports Y N N Y
Social life N N N Y
Relationships N N N N
Cognition Y Y N N
Walking Y Y Y N
Housework N N Y Y
Balance N N N N
Mood* Y Y Y Y
Total Yes (out of 10) 4 3 4 6
Not MS Domains
Pain Y Y Y Y
Self-care Y N Y Y
Vision Y Y N N
Hearing Y Y N N
Manual dexterity N Y N N
Speech Y Y N N
Fertility Y N N N

MS Domains ordered from the largest to the smallest proportion of people with MS who identified that domain.

Y, Yes; N, No; HUI2, Health Utilities Index Mark 2; HUI3, Health Utilities Index Mark 3; SF-6D, EQ-5D, EuroQol-5D; Short-Form 6D.

*In the HUI3 this was happiness.

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