The measurement of utility in multiphase health states

Jeffrey Richardson, Jane Hall, Glen Salkeld

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To examine the validity of the additive quality-adjusted life year model used to evaluate a multiphase health state, data from a pilot study of mammography were used to determine whether the values assigned to a multiphase postmastectorny health state could be estimated from a combination of the independently rated constituent health state values. The results suggest that they cannot.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-162
Number of pages12
JournalInternational Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996
Externally publishedYes

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