Roughly right or precisely wrong? Systematic review of quality-of-life weights elicited with the time trade-off method.

@article{Arnesen2004RoughlyRO,
  title={Roughly right or precisely wrong? Systematic review of quality-of-life weights elicited with the time trade-off method.},
  author={Trude Margrete Arnesen and Mari Trommald},
  journal={Journal of health services research & policy},
  year={2004},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={43-50}
}
OBJECTIVE Cost-utility analysis is gaining importance as a tool for setting priorities in health care. The approach requires quality-of-life weights on a scale from 0.00 (corresponding to death) to 1.00 (corresponding to perfect health). Different methods and perspectives of the evaluators tend to give different results. Time trade-off (TTO) is the most commonly used method to elicit quality-of-life weights for quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs). How reliable are the results of this method… CONTINUE READING