Relative disutilities of 47 risk factors and conditions assessed with seven preference-based health status measures in a national U.S. sample: toward consistency in cost-effectiveness analyses.

@article{Franks2006RelativeDO,
  title={Relative disutilities of 47 risk factors and conditions assessed with seven preference-based health status measures in a national U.S. sample: toward consistency in cost-effectiveness analyses.},
  author={Peter M Franks and Janel Hanmer and Dennis G. Fryback},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2006},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={478-85}
}
BACKGROUND Preference-based health measures yield summary scores that are compatible with cost-effectiveness analyses. There is limited comparative information, however, about how different measures weight health conditions in the U.S. population. METHODS We examined data from 11,421 adults in the 2000 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, a nationally representative sample of the U.S. general population, using information on sociodemographics (age, gender, race/ethnicity, income, and education… CONTINUE READING

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