ISSN : 0975-9492


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Title : Measurement of Health Related Quality of Lifein General Population in Indonesia usingEQ-5D-5L with Online Survey
Authors : Iqlima, Dwi Endarti, Chairun Wiedyaningsih, Restu Nur Hasanah Haris
Keywords : HRQOL,General Population, EQ-5D-5L,OnlineSurvey, Indonesia
Issue Date : Jun 2019
Abstract :
Purpose:Measuring the health related quality of life (HRQOL) for the community is very important in an effort to realize a health intervention to improve the quality of life of people in Indonesia. Information regarding HRQOL of people in Indonesia is still limited. Furthermore HRQOL of Indonesian population measured using EQ-5D-5L has not been done much in Indonesia.This study aimedto examine differences of HRQOLbased on the characteristics of general population in Indonesia using online survey methods.Methods:A cross-sectional study was carried out with online survey methods in the general population in Indonesia usingEQ-5D-5L instrument. Data was collected using snowball sampling technique and finally 1,170 respondents were recruited from 34 provinces of Indonesia. Results: Sixty three percent of respondents reported no problems in all dimensions of EQ-5D-5L descriptive system. The most frequent problem reported by respondnets was the dimension of anxiety/depression (30%) and followed by the dimension of pain/discomfort (21.1%), usual activities (4%), mobility (3.7%)and self-care (1.1%). The mean health utility was 0.9420±0.0981, menawhile the mean of VAS was 88.94±40.83. There were significant differences of health utility based on characteristics of age (p = 0.000), education level (p = 0.000), marital status (p = 0.001) and health problem (0.027).Conclusion: This study provides information regarding HRQOL of general population of Indonesia that might be used to estimate health disutility due to specific diseases given the health utility information of such diseases.
Page(s) : 175-181
ISSN : 0975-9492
Source : Vol. 10, No.6