Health-state utilities in a general population in relation to age, gender and socioeconomic factors

  title={Health-state utilities in a general population in relation to age, gender and socioeconomic factors},
  author={L. Lundberg and M. Johannesson and D. Isacson and L. Borgq{\'u}ist},
  journal={European Journal of Public Health},
  • L. Lundberg, M. Johannesson, +1 author L. Borgqúist
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Public Health
  • Background: This study examined health-related quality of life in a general population in relation to different socioeconomic variables. Method: The study was cross-sectional and was conducted in Uppsala county, Sweden, which had approximately 290,000 inhabitants In 1995. The study was based on a self-administered postal questionnaire sent to a random sample of 8,000 inhabitants aged 20-84 years, with a response rate of 68%. Health-related quality of life was measured on a 0 (dead) to 1 (full… CONTINUE READING
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