VALIDATION AND COMPARISON OF EQ-5D-3L AND SF-6D INSTRUMENTS IN A SPANISH PARKINSON´S DISEASE POPULATION SAMPLE.

Nutricion hospitalaria : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Nutricion Parenteral y Enteral

PubMedID: 26667738

Garcia-Gordillo MÁ, Del Pozo-Cruz B, Adsuar JC, Cordero-Ferrera JM, Abellan-Perpiñan JM, Sanchez-Martinez FI. VALIDATION AND COMPARISON OF EQ-5D-3L AND SF-6D INSTRUMENTS IN A SPANISH PARKINSON´S DISEASE POPULATION SAMPLE. Nutr Hosp. 2015;32(n06):2808-2821.
INTRODUCTION
generic, preference-based Health- Related Quality of Life instruments are receiving growing attention in health-care decision-making process. In spite of this, to our knowledge, EQ-5D and SF-6D have never been compared in a Parkinson´s disease population sample.

OBJECTIVE
the aim of this paper was to assess the psychometric properties of both instruments in a Spanish PD population sample.

METHODS
a total sample of 133 patients were interviewed using EQ-5D-3L and SF-6D. The validity, level of agreement and sensitivity of both instruments were computed and then compared. The Spanish tariff has been used in both instruments.

RESULTS
utilities of EQ-5D-3L and SF-6D have shown a strong correlation (r >0.50 and p.