Measurement of health preferences among patients with tuberculous infection and disease.

@article{Dion2002MeasurementOH,
  title={Measurement of health preferences among patients with tuberculous infection and disease.},
  author={Marie-Jos{\'e}e Dion and Pierre Tousignant and Jean Bourbeau and Dick Menzies and Kevin Schwartzman},
  journal={Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making},
  year={2002},
  volume={22 5 Suppl},
  pages={S102-14}
}
Health preferences have not previously been investigated among patients with tuberculous infection or disease. The authors assessed the reliability of visual analogue scale (VAS) and standard gamble (SG) measurements in this patient population. Participants were interviewed 3 times in English or French, at weekly intervals. They evaluated their own health status, as well as 3 marker health states, derived by consensus among tuberculosis (TB) practitioners. For the VAS, health states were… CONTINUE READING

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