Using best-worst scaling choice experiments to elicit the most important domains of health for health-related quality of life in Singapore.

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Uy, Elenore Judy B.; Bautista, Dianne Carrol; Xin, Xiaohui; Cheung, Yin Bun; Thio, Szu-Tien; Thumboo, Julian;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 13, issue 2 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189687, pmc: PMC5805165
  • Subject: Research Article | Ethnic Epidemiology | Geographical Locations | Mental Health and Psychiatry | Epidemiology | Population Groupings | Interpersonal Relationships | Psychology | People and Places | Public and Occupational Health | Health Care | Global Health | Biology and Life Sciences | Emotions | Asia | Medicine | Singapore | Ethnicities | Q | R | Collective Human Behavior | Social Sciences | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Chinese People | Quality of Life

Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) instruments are sometimes used without explicit understanding of which HRQOL domains are important to a given population. In this study, we sought to elicit an importance hierarchy among 27 HRQOL domains (derived from the general p... View more
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