Methodological issues raised by preference-based approaches to measuring the health status of children.

@article{Petrou2003MethodologicalIR,
  title={Methodological issues raised by preference-based approaches to measuring the health status of children.},
  author={Stavros Petrou},
  journal={Health economics},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 8},
  pages={697-702}
}
This paper identifies and discusses a number of methodological issues that require consideration when applying preference-based approaches to the measurement of the health status of children. It is argued that the decision about which dimensions of health status to incorporate into health state descriptions or classifications should depend, in part, upon whether the measure will be used to inform resource allocation within or across age groups. In addition, the paper identifies and discusses a… CONTINUE READING

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