Preference-based measures in dermatology: an overview of utilities and willingness to pay.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

In this overview of preference-based measures, utilities and willingness to pay (WTP) are discussed as measures relevant to dermatology for capturing the burden of skin diseases. An overview is provided of the concepts of utilities and WTP and their importance in decision making. Specific examples of elicitation methods for capturing utility and WTP measures are provided. Prior studies exploring utilities and WTP in dermatology are reviewed. Each of these measures has limitations and likely varying relevance to specific dermatologic diseases and to specific individuals.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Seidler, AM; Kini, SP; DeLong, LK; Veledar, E; Chen, SC

Published Date

  • April 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 223 - xiii

PubMed ID

  • 22284136

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-0520

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.det.2011.12.002


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States