Journal article

Utility Values for Health States in Ireland: A Value Set for the EQ-5D-5L.

Anna Hobbins, Luke Barry, Dan Kelleher, Koonal Shah, Nancy Devlin, Juan Manuel Ramos Goni, Ciaran O'Neill

Pharmacoeconomics | Published : 2018


OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to develop a value set based on Irish utility values for the EuroQol 5-Dimension, 5-Level instrument (EQ-5D-5L). METHODS: The research design and data collection followed a protocol developed by the EuroQol Group. The EuroQol Valuation Technology (EQ-VT) software was administered using computer-assisted personal interviews to a representative sample of adults resident in Ireland between 2015 and 2016. Utility values were elicited using two stated-preference techniques: time trade-off (TTO) and discrete-choice experiment (DCE). Each respondent completed a valuation exercise in which the EQ-VT system randomly selected one block of ten TTO questions from ten blocks ..

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