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Symptom-based outcome measures for asthma: the use of discrete choice methods to assess patient preferences.

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This paper reports on an application of discrete choice modelling to the measurement of patient preferences over asthma symptoms. A sample of patients with moderate to severe asthma was asked to choose between a series of pairs of scenarios characterised by different combinations of asthma symptoms. Their responses were analysed using a random effects ordered probit model. The results implied that patients weighted some symptoms more highly than others. Discrete choice modelling proved to be ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Role:
Author
Journal:
Health policy (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Volume:
57
Issue:
3
Pages:
193-204
Publication date:
2001-09-05
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EISSN:
1872-6054
ISSN:
0168-8510
URN:
uuid:2c3f2400-d61a-4bda-9830-a926862ceea2
Source identifiers:
28308
Local pid:
pubs:28308

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