The valuation of the EQ-5D in Portugal

  title={The valuation of the EQ-5D in Portugal},
  author={Lara N Ferreira and Pedro Lopes Ferreira and Luis Nobre Pereira and Mark Oppe},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
The EQ-5D is a preference-based measure widely used in cost-utility analysis (CUA). Several countries have conducted surveys to derive value sets, but this was not the case for Portugal. The purpose of this study was to estimate a value set for the EQ-5D for Portugal using the time trade-off (TTO). A representative sample of the Portuguese general population (n = 450) stratified by age and gender valued 24 health states. Face-to-face interviews were conducted by trained interviewers. Each… CONTINUE READING

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