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Title EQ-5D concepts and methods : a developmental history / edited by Paul Kind, Richard Brooks and Rosalind Rabin
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 240 pages) : illustrations
Contents The EuroQol Instrument; The descriptive system of the EuroQol Instrument; The number of levels in the descriptive system; First steps to assessing semantic equivalence of the EuroQol Instrument: Results of a questionnaire survey to members of the EuroQol Group; Comparing general health related quality of life (HRQoL) questionnaires; EuroQol, Sickness Impact Profile and Rosser Index; Influence of self-rated health and related variables on EuroQol-valuation of health states in a Spanish population; Observations on one hundred students filling in the EuroQol questionnaire
Summary The EuroQol Group is an international, cross-disciplinary group set up in 1987 to investigate issues related to the valuation of health. This book presents a series of papers from the early 1990s that illustrate the aspects of the development of EQ-5D including: the descriptive system, self-rated health, valuation issues, and semantic issues
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Health status indicators -- Measurement.
Quality of life -- Research.
Health Surveys.
Data Collection.
Health Status Indicators.
Quality of Life.
Research Design.
Surveys and Questionnaires.
Form Electronic book
Author Brooks, Richard G.
Kind, Paul.
Rabin, Rosalind.
LC no. 2006295944
ISBN 128042754X
1402037112 (Cloth)
9781402037115 (Cloth)