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The OAB-5D provides a means for using the OABq in economic evaluation by estimating a preference-based single index measure for health from these data using general population values. The OAB-5D allows the analyst to obtain quality adjusted life years (QALYs) from the OABq for use in cost utility analysis.

 The methodology used for deriving a 5 dimensional utility instrument  includes a combination of Rasch analysis and psychometric methods

The methodology used seven steps:

7 step process for deriving OAB-5D

The OAB-5D has 5 dimensions: Urge to urinate; urine loss; sleep; coping; concern. Each dimension has 5 severity levels, and the classification defines a total of 3125 health states. The OAB-5D has a range of utility values from 0.606 to 1.


Preference based health outcome measure for Over active bladder

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Software non-commercial licence 1.00

The Licence is granted for one study only for non-commercial research (clinical and non-clinical) and/or for non-commercial educational use and/or for use in clinical practice.

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Term: 12 months
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Price excl. VAT: Free of charge