Racial and ethnic differences in preference-based health status measure.

@article{Fu2006RacialAE,
  title={Racial and ethnic differences in preference-based health status measure.},
  author={Alex Zhenghong Fu and Michael W. Kattan},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 12},
  pages={2439-48}
}
OBJECTIVE To document the racial and ethnic differences in individuals' perception of their general health status assessed by preference-based measures. METHODS Using the 2003 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), a nationally representative sample of 20 428 people with reported concurrent EuroQol (EQ-5D) US scores were included in the study. Given the upper-bound of preference-based scores at 1.0, a two-part model was derived to identify the relationship between race/ethnicity and the… CONTINUE READING