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EQ-5D rated by proxy in institutionalized older adults with dementia: psychometric pros and cons.

Authors
  • Diaz-Redondo, Alicia
  • Rodriguez-Blazquez, Carmen
  • Ayala, Alba
  • Martinez-Martin, Pablo
  • Forjaz, Maria João
Type
Published Article
Journal
Geriatrics & gerontology international
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2014
Volume
14
Issue
2
Pages
346–353
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12108
PMID: 23829556
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Despite some limitations in the more subjective dimensions, the proxy-rated EQ-5D showed satisfactory psychometric properties in the present study, suggesting that it is a valid and alternative instrument to assess quality of life in institutionalized older people with dementia.

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