Construct validity and reliability of EQ-5D-3L for stroke survivors in a lower middle income setting

@article{Mahesh2019ConstructVA,
  title={Construct validity and reliability of EQ-5D-3L for stroke survivors in a lower middle income setting},
  author={P. K. B. Mahesh and M. W. Gunathunga and S. Jayasinghe and S. M. Arnold and S. Senanayake and C. Senanayake and L. De Silva and S. Kularatna},
  journal={The Ceylon medical journal},
  year={2019},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={
          52-58
        }
}
  • P. K. B. Mahesh, M. W. Gunathunga, +5 authors S. Kularatna
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • The Ceylon medical journal
  • Introduction Stroke is a leading disease accounting for burden of chronic NCDs especially in lower and lower-middle income (LMI) settings. Quality of Life (QOL) is considered as an important facet of determination of success of patient management. EQ-5D-3L is a generic QOL tool. It provides an index score amalgamating responses for five descriptive questions and a visual analogue scale (VAS) value. Objectives To assess the validity and reliability of EQ-5D-3L for stroke patients in Sri Lanka… CONTINUE READING
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