Limitations of the methods used for calculating quality-adjusted life-year values.

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OBJECTIVE To test the validity of the techniques used to calculate quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) values based on utility functions, using a real population dataset. DESIGN Using the standard gamble technique, we gathered the preferences of a population sample of 189 individuals on a combination of probabilities concerning four simple health states (no… (More)

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@article{Duru2002LimitationsOT, title={Limitations of the methods used for calculating quality-adjusted life-year values.}, author={G{\'e}rard Duru and Jean - Paul Auray and Ariel Beresniak and Michel Lamure and Abby Paine and Nicolas Nicoloyannis}, journal={PharmacoEconomics}, year={2002}, volume={20 7}, pages={463-73} }