Do Model-Based Studies in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Measure Correct Values of Utility? A Meta-Analysis
Foruhar Moayeri, Ya-Seng Arthur Hsueh, Philip Clarke, David Dunt
VALUE IN HEALTH | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2016
BACKGROUND: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive chronic disease that has considerable impact on utility-based health-related quality of life. Utility is a key input of many decision analytic models used for economic evaluations. OBJECTIVE: To systematically review COPD-related utilities and to compare these with alternative values used in decision models. METHODS: The literature review comprised studies that generated utilities for COPD-related stages based on EuroQol five-dimensional questionnaire surveys of patients and of decision models of COPD progression that have been used for economic evaluations. The utility values used in modeling studies and those from th..View full abstract
This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial, or not for-profit sectors, except PhD scholarship fund from the University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.