Journal article

Valuation of EuroQol Five-Dimensional Questionnaire, Youth Version (EQ-5D-Y) and EuroQol Five-Dimensional Questionnaire, Three-Level Version (EQ-5D-3L) Health States: The Impact of Wording and Perspective.

Simone Kreimeier, Mark Oppe, Juan M Ramos-Goñi, Amanda Cole, Nancy Devlin, Michael Herdman, Brendan Mulhern, Koonal K Shah, Elly Stolk, Oliver Rivero-Arias, Wolfgang Greiner

Value Health | Published : 2018

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Valuations of health states were affected by the wording of the two instruments (EQ-5D-3L and EQ-5D-Y) and by the perspective taken (child or adult). OBJECTIVES: There is a growing demand for value sets for the EQ-5D-Y (EQ-5D instrument for younger populations). Given the similarities between EQ-5D-Y and EQ-5D-3L, we investigated whether valuations of health states were affected by the differences in wording between the two instruments and by the perspective taken in the valuation exercise (child or adult). STUDY DESIGN: Respondents were randomly assigned to EQ-5D-3L or EQ-5D-Y (instrument) and further into two groups that either valued health states for an adult or for a 10-year..

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