Stage 5 - Item Selection


Results from this stage and Stage 3 were used to provide an overall summary of the evidence of the questions/items that were reviewed. Consultation with the project advisory group as well as other potential stakeholders was undertaken.

The aim was to ensure that the inclusion of views of those who will potentially use the measure in the context of decision-making. This video tells you more about the consultation process.

The New Measure – EQ Health and Wellbeing instrument (EQ-HWB)

The new measure has 25 items with a shorter version (EQ-HWB-S) with the latter designed for valuation which will be undertaken in the next stage. The new measure has been transferred to the EuroQol Research Foundation who will hold IP.

You can find out more about the measure by visiting the EuroQol website: EQ-HWB

Papers: Brazier, J., Peasgood, T., Mukuria, C., Marten, O., Kreimeier, S., Luo, N., Mulhern, B., Pickard, A.S., Augustovski, F., Greiner, W. and Engel, L., (2022). The EQ Health and wellbeing: overview of the development of a measure of health and wellbeing and key results. Value in Health.

Augustovski, F., Argento, F., Rodríguez, R.B., Gibbons, L., Mukuria, C. and Belizán, M., (2022). The Development of a New International Generic Measure (EQ Health and Wellbeing): Face Validity and Psychometric Stages in Argentina. Value in Health.