Time trade-off derived EQ-5D weights for Australia

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dc.contributor.author Viney, Rosalie en_US
dc.contributor.author Norman, Richard en_US
dc.contributor.author King, Madeleine en_US
dc.contributor.author Cronin, Paula en_US
dc.contributor.author Street, Deborah en_US
dc.contributor.author Knox, Stephanie en_US
dc.contributor.author Ratcliffe, Julie en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:34:56Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:34:56Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2010001956 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Viney Rosalie et al. 2011, 'Time trade-off derived EQ-5D weights for Australia', Elsevier, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 928-936. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1098-3015 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/18834
dc.description.abstract Background: Cost-utility analyses (CUAs) are increasingly common in Australia. The EuroQol five-dimensional (EQ-5D) questionnaire is one of the most widely used generic preference-based instruments for measuring health-related quality of life for the estimation of quality-adjusted life years within a CUA. There is evidence that valuations of health states vary across countries, but Australian weights have not previously been developed. Methods: Conventionally, weights are derived by applying the time trade-off elicitation method to a subset of the EQ-5D health states. Using a larger set of directly valued health states than in previous studies, time trade-off valuations were collected from a representative sample of the Australian general population (n = 417). A range of models were estimated and compared as a basis for generating an Australian algorithm. Results: The Australia-specific EQ-5D values generated were similar to those previously produced for a range of other countries, but the number of directly valued states allowed inclusion of more interaction effects, which increased the divergence between Australia's algorithm and other algorithms in the literature. Conclusion: This new algorithm will enable the Australian community values to be reflected in future economic evaluations. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2011.04.009 en_US
dc.rights NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Value in Health. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Value in Health, [Volume 14, Issue 6, September–October 2011, Pages 928–936] DOI# http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2011.04.009 en_US
dc.title Time trade-off derived EQ-5D weights for Australia en_US
dc.parent Value in Health en_US
dc.journal.volume 14 en_US
dc.journal.number 6 en_US
dc.publocation United States en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 928 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 936 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Mathematical Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 140208 en_US
dc.personcode 020117 en_US
dc.personcode 999404 en_US
dc.personcode 020118 en_US
dc.personcode 11890100 en_US
dc.personcode 950324 en_US
dc.personcode 998486 en_US
dc.personcode 0000082544 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Health Economics en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords utility weights, Australia, cost-utility analysis; EQ-5D; outcomes research; quality-adjusted life years en_US

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