Health state valuations of patients and the general public analytically compared: a meta-analytical comparison of patient and population health state utilities.

@article{Peeters2010HealthSV,
  title={Health state valuations of patients and the general public analytically compared: a meta-analytical comparison of patient and population health state utilities.},
  author={Yvette Peeters and Anne M. Stiggelbout},
  journal={Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={306-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To obtain quality-adjusted life-years, different respondent groups, such as patients or the general public, may be asked to value health states. Until now, it remains unclear if the respondent group has an influence on the values obtained. We assessed this issue through meta-analysis. METHODS A literature search was performed for studies reporting valuations given by patients and nonpatients. Studies using indirect utility instruments were excluded. RESULTS From 30 eligible… CONTINUE READING