Journal article

Valuing health-related quality of life: An EQ-5D-5L value set for England

Nancy J Devlin, Koonal K Shah, Yan Feng, Brendan Mulhern, Ben van Hout

Health Economics | WILEY | Published : 2018


A new version of the EQ-5D, the EQ-5D-5L, is available. The aim of this study is to produce a value set to support use of EQ-5D-5L data in decision-making. The study design followed an international research protocol. Randomly selected members of the English general public completed 10 time trade-off and 7 discrete choice experiment tasks in face-to-face interviews. A 20-parameter hybrid model was used to combine time trade-off and discrete choice experiment data to generate values for the 3,125 EQ-5D-5L health states. Valuation data are available for 996 respondents. Face validity of the data has been demonstrated, with more severe health states generally given lower values. Problems with p..

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