Journal article

Feasibility, Validity and Differences in Adolescent and Adult EQ-5D-Y Health State Valuation in Australia and Spain: An Application of Best-Worst Scaling

Kim Dalziel, Max Catchpool, Borja Garcia-Lorenzo, Inigo Gorostiza, Richard Norman, Oliver Rivero-Arias

PHARMACOECONOMICS | ADIS INT LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The measurement and valuation of health-related quality of life for and by young people are increasingly important, yet research on the impact of study perspective and validity of preferences obtained from young populations remains limited. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and validity of collecting EQ-5D Youth version (EQ-5D-Y) preferences from adolescents, adults, and adults from a child perspective. METHODS: A profile case best-worst scaling (BWS) online survey was administered to representative Australian and Spanish adult (age ≥ 18 years) and child (age 11-17 years) samples. Adults were told to either answer from their own perspective or..

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