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Table 2 Utility weights and prevalence estimates for diabetes mellitus from the ODD/OHS II* and the WHO Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study

From: Using linked data to calculate summary measures of population health: Health-adjusted life expectancy of people with Diabetes Mellitus

    WHO Global Burden of Disease (both sexes combined)
Age group (yrs) HUI3 (DM prevalence %) Treated (prevalence %) Not treated (prevalence unknown)
  Men Women Un-complicated DM Diabetic foot Blindness Un-complicated DM Diabetic foot Blindness
12–39 0.940 (1.7) 0.932 (2.0) 0.967 (1.8) 0.871 (--) 0.507 (0.0) 0.989 0.863 0.400
40–54 0.915 (7.4) 0.897 (5.6) 0.967 (6.5) 0.871 (--) 0.507 (0.0) 0.989 0.863 0.400
55–69 0.870 (17.2) 0.855 (11.0) 0.967 (13.8) 0.871 (--) 0.507 (0.1) 0.989 0.863 0.400
70+ 0.775 (20.9) 0.778 (16.2) 0.967 (17.7) 0.871 (--) 0.507 (0.4) 0.989 0.863 0.400
Total 0.896 (7.0) 0.886 (5.8) 0.967 (6.3) 0.871 (--) 0.507 (0.1) 0.989 0.400 0.400
  1. Abbreviations: DM diabetes mellitus, HUI3 Health Utilities Index Mark III *ODD/OHS II – the 1996/97 Ontario Health Survey linked to the Ontario Diabetes Database; utility weights are HUI3 scores WHO Global Burden of Disease Study [6] – weights are based on expert opinion. All prevalence estimates are from the OHS II