eq5d: Methods for Analysing 'EQ-5D' Data and Calculating 'EQ-5D' Index Scores

EQ-5D is a popular health related quality of life instrument used in the clinical and economic evaluation of health care. Developed by the EuroQol group <https://euroqol.org/>, the instrument consists of two components: health state description and evaluation. For the description component a subject self-rates their health in terms of five dimensions; mobility, self-care, usual activities, pain/discomfort, and anxiety/depression using either a three-level (EQ-5D-3L, <https://euroqol.org/information-and-support/euroqol-instruments/eq-5d-3l/>) or a five-level (EQ-5D-5L, <https://euroqol.org/information-and-support/euroqol-instruments/eq-5d-5l/>) scale. Frequently the scores on these five dimensions are converted to a single utility index using country specific value sets, which can be used in the clinical and economic evaluation of health care as well as in population health surveys. The eq5d package provides methods to calculate index scores from a subject's dimension scores. 30 TTO and 11 VAS EQ-5D-3L value sets including those for countries in Szende et al (2007) <doi:10.1007/1-4020-5511-0> and Szende et al (2014) <doi:10.1007/978-94-007-7596-1>, 42 EQ-5D-5L EQ-VT value sets, the EQ-5D-5L crosswalk value sets developed by van Hout et al. (2012) <doi:10.1016/j.jval.2012.02.008>, the crosswalk value set for Russia and reverse crosswalk value sets. Nine EQ-5D-Y value sets are also included as are the NICE 'DSU' age-sex based EQ-5D-3L to EQ-5D-5L and EQ-5D-5L to EQ-5D-3L mappings. Methods are also included for the analysis of EQ-5D profiles along with a shiny web tool to enable the calculation, visualisation and automated statistical analysis of EQ-5D data via a web browser using EQ-5D dimension scores stored in CSV or Excel files.

Version: 0.15.3
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Suggests: testthat, shiny, DT, mime, readxl, ggplot2, ggiraph, ggiraphExtra, shinycssloaders, shinyWidgets, FSA, PMCMRplus, knitr, rmarkdown, covr
Published: 2024-04-29
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.eq5d
Author: Fraser Morton [aut, cre], Jagtar Singh Nijjar [aut]
Maintainer: Fraser Morton <fraser.morton at glasgow.ac.uk>
BugReports: https://github.com/fragla/eq5d/issues
License: MIT + file LICENSE
URL: https://github.com/fragla/eq5d
NeedsCompilation: no
Language: en-GB
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: eq5d results


Reference manual: eq5d.pdf
Vignettes: Calculating EQ-5D indices and summarising profiles with eq5d
Mapping between EQ-5D-5L and EQ-5D-3L using the NICE Decision Support Unit EEPRU models


Package source: eq5d_0.15.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: eq5d_0.15.3.zip, r-release: eq5d_0.15.3.zip, r-oldrel: eq5d_0.15.3.zip
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): eq5d_0.15.3.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): eq5d_0.15.3.tgz, r-release (x86_64): eq5d_0.15.3.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): eq5d_0.15.3.tgz
Old sources: eq5d archive


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