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  1. Variations in population health status : results from a United Kingdom national questionnaire survey.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    To measure the health of a representative sample of the population of the United Kingdom by using the EuroQoL EQ-5D questionnaire.

    Design 

    Stratified random sample representative of the general population aged 18 and over and living in the community.

    Setting 

    United Kingdom.

    Subjects 

    3395 people resident in the United Kingdom.

    Main outcome measures 

    Average values for mobility, self care, usual activities, pain or discomfort, and anxiety or depression.

    Results 

    One in three respondents reported problems with pain or discomfort There were differences in the perception of health according to the respondent's age, social class, education, housing tenure, economic position, and smoking behaviour.

    Conclusions 

    The EQ-5D questionnaire is a practical way of measuring the health of a population and of detecting differences in subgroups of the population.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Royaume Uni, Europe, Questionnaire, Santé, Echantillon, Evaluation, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United Kingdom, Europe, Questionnaire, Health, Sample, Evaluation, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0162772

    Code Inist : 002B30A03A. Création : 21/07/1998.