EQ-5D Portuguese population norms

  title={EQ-5D Portuguese population norms},
  author={Lara N Ferreira and Pedro Lopes Ferreira and Luis Nobre Pereira and Mark Oppe},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
The EQ-5D is a widely used preference-based measure. Normative data can be used as references to analyze the effects of healthcare, determine the burden of disease and enable regional or country comparisons. Population norms for the EQ-5D exist for other countries but have not been previously published for Portugal. The purpose of this study was to derive EQ-5D Portuguese population norms. The EQ-5D was applied by phone interview to a random sample of the Portuguese general population (n = 1… CONTINUE READING