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Table 1 Utility value of health states

From: Economic evaluation of a group-based exercise program for falls prevention among the older community-dwelling population

Utility Value Utility applied to 18 month model Source
No fall 1 1  
Fear of falling 0.94   Iglesias [25] (EQ-5D)
Fall 0.997   
Fall – including proportion fear of falling   0.99336 (overall) Probability of FOF: Freidman [26]
0.98466 (women) Murphy [27]
Hip fracture   0.73 Peasgood [28]
Year 1 0.7   (95% CI: 0.64 - 0.77) (EQ-5D)
Year 2 0.8   (95% CI: 0.68 - 0.96) (EQ-5D)
Shoulder fracture 0.94 0.94 National Osteoporosis Foundation [29] (EQ-5D)
Wrist fracture 0.956 0.969 (overall)* Peasgood [28]
0.966 (women) (95% CI: 0.86 – 1.00) (EQ-5D)
Other fracture 0.94 0.958 (overall) National Osteoporosis Foundation [29] (EQ-5D)
0.955 (women)  
  1. *Disutility of a wrist and other fracture is applied for 12 months and for the remaining 6 months of the 18 month time horizon a proportionate disutility of fear of falling is applied.