McCabe, C and Stevens, K and Roberts, J and Brazier, JE (2003): Health state values for the HUI 2 descriptive system: results from a UK survey.
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This paper reports the results of a study to estimate a statistical health state valuation model for a revised version of the Health Utilities Index Mark 2, using Standard Gamble health state preference data. A sample of 51 health states were valued by a sample of the 198 members of the UK general population. Models are estimated for predicting health state valuations for all 8,000 states defined by the revised HUI2. The recommended model produces logical and significant coefficients for all levels of all dimensions in the HUI2. These coefficients appear to be robust across model specifications. This model performs well in predicting the observed health state values within the valuation sample and for a separate validation sample of health states. However, there are concerns over large prediction errors for two health states in the valuation sample. These problems must be balanced against concerns over the validity of using the VAS based health state valuation data of the original HUI2 valuation model.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Health state values for the HUI 2 descriptive system: results from a UK survey|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty > I31 - General Welfare, Well-Being
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I19 - Other
|Depositing User:||Sarah McEvoy|
|Date Deposited:||24 Mar 2011 21:51|
|Last Modified:||06 May 2016 14:53|
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