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Research Article

A Qualitative Assessment of the Content Validity of the ICECAP-A and EQ-5D-5L and Their Appropriateness for Use in Health Research

  • Thomas Keeley mail,

    TJK962@bham.ac.uk

    Affiliations: MRC Midlands Hub for Trials Methodology Research, Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom, Health Economics Unit, Health and Population Science, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • Hareth Al-Janabi,

    Affiliation: Health Economics Unit, Health and Population Science, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • Paula Lorgelly,

    Affiliation: Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

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  • Joanna Coast

    Affiliation: Health Economics Unit, Health and Population Science, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • Published: December 19, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085287

About the Authors

Thomas Keeley
MRC Midlands Hub for Trials Methodology Research, Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Thomas Keeley, Hareth Al-Janabi, Joanna Coast
Health Economics Unit, Health and Population Science, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Paula Lorgelly
Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: TJK962@bham.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TK JC HAJ PL. Performed the experiments: TK. Analyzed the data: TK JC HAJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TK JC HAJ PL. Wrote the manuscript: TK JC HAJ PL.