Work in this category reports on qualitative or quantitative methods for developing and evaluating patient-reported health status, as well as methods for analyzing and interpreting scores from such measures of health assessments. While the work might feature a particular disease area or measure, the primary aim of the work is to present a method rather than present findings about a particular measure or population.

Example Titles
  • Triangulating estimates of meaningful change or difference in patientreported outcomes: application of a correlation-based weighting procedure
  • Mind the (inter-rater) gap. An empirical investigation of self-reported and proxy-reported quality of life in the derivation of childhood utility values for economic evaluation
  • Handling informative drop-out in longitudinal analysis of health-related quality of life: Application on data from the oesophageal cancer clinical trial PRODIGE5/ACCORD17
  • Accommodating heterogeneity to improve measurement validity in large population health surveys
  • Correspondence between Q-Sort and Individual Interviews for Concept Elicitation

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