Measurement of the Quality of Life for Economic Evaluation and the Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) Mark 2 Instrument
AbstractIncluding the quality of life in the economic assessment of health and medical services is well established in the literature and a number of multi-attribute utility (MAU) instruments are available which purport to measure health state utilities. One of these, the Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) instrument was developed in Australia and uses Australian importance weights. The present article discusses some of the methodological problems encountered by existing instruments. It outlines the construction of the AQoL Mark 2 and the methodological innovations which have attempted to overcome some of these problems. Copyright 2004 The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research.
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