Journal article

Criteria for item selection for a preference-based measure for use in economic evaluation

Tessa Peasgood, Clara Mukuria, Jill Carlton, Janice Connell, John Brazier

Quality of Life Research | SPRINGER | Published : 2020


Preference-based measures allow patients to report their level of health, and the responses are then scored using preference weights from a representative general population sample for use in cost utility analysis. The development process of new preference-based measures should ensure that valid items are selected to reflect the constructs of interest included in the measure and that are suitable for use in preference-elicitation exercises. Existing criteria on patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) development were reviewed, and additional considerations were taken into account in order to generate criteria to support development of new preference-based measures. Criteria covering 22 dif..

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