Multi-attribute preference functions. Health Utilities Index.

  title={Multi-attribute preference functions. Health Utilities Index.},
  author={George W. Torrance and William P. Furlong and David Feeny and Michael Boyle},
  volume={7 6},
Multi-attribute utility theory, an extension of conventional utility theory, can be applied to model preference scores for health states defined by multi-attribute health status classification systems. The type of preference independence among the attributes determines the type of preference function required: additive, multiplicative or multilinear. In addition, the type of measurement instrument used determines the type of preference score obtained: value or utility. Multi-attribute utility… CONTINUE READING
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