Statistical considerations for use of composite health-related quality-of-life scores in randomized trials Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Models, Psychological
  • Quality of Life
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Sickness Impact Profile
  • Treatment Outcome

abstract

  • There are often compelling clinical or scientific reasons to use a particular subscale or composite in a randomized trial. In the case where a number of different alternatives would be reasonable, statistical efficiency can help guide the choice of endpoint.

publication date

  • May 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2613680

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1023/B:QURE.0000021686.47079.0d

PubMed ID

  • 15129882

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 717

end page

  • 23

volume

  • 13

number

  • 4