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Book: Self-Reported Population Health: An International Perspective based on EQ-5D, 01-01-2014

Self-Reported Population Health: An International Perspective based on EQ-5D [Full Book]

Janssen B, Szende A, Ramos-Goni JM


This chapter is part of a book published by Springer. Please click on 'See More' below to go to the Relevant page on the Springer Website.The EQ-5D instrument, as a standardized, cross-culturally validated measure of self-assessed health has a hugely important role in understanding population health within and across countries. Over the past two decades a wealth of international population health survey data have been accumulated by the EuroQol Group from research conducted in many countries across four continents. One of the success factors of the EQ-5D instruments has been the easy availability of national or international sets of EQ-5D data, as well as clear explanations and guidance for users. There is an unmet need to produce a comprehensive book that captures up-to-date and expanded information of EQ-5D self-reported health and index values. EQ-5D population norms and cross-country analyses are provided from representative national surveys of 20 countries and additional regional surveys. This book will be a must for those who believe that how people report and value health is very important.

Key EuroQol Reference;3L;Population norms