US valuation of health outcomes measured using the PROMIS-29.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

OBJECTIVES: Health valuation studies enhance economic evaluations of treatments by estimating the value of health-related quality of life (HRQOL). The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) includes a 29-item short-form HRQOL measure, the PROMIS-29. METHODS: To value PROMIS-29 responses on a quality-adjusted life-year scale, we conducted a national survey (N = 7557) using quota sampling based on the US 2010 Census. Based on 541 paired comparisons with over 350 responses each, pair-specific probabilities were incorporated into a weighted least-squared estimator. RESULTS: All losses in HRQOL influenced choice; however, respondents valued losses in physical function, anxiety, depression, sleep, and pain more than those in fatigue and social functioning. CONCLUSIONS: This article introduces a novel approach to valuing HRQOL for economic evaluations using paired comparisons and provides a tool to translate PROMIS-29 responses into quality-adjusted life-years.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Craig, BM; Reeve, BB; Brown, PM; Cella, D; Hays, RD; Lipscomb, J; Simon Pickard, A; Revicki, DA

Published Date

  • December 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 846 - 853

PubMed ID

  • 25498780

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4471856

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1524-4733

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jval.2014.09.005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States