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Erratum to: Estimation of minimally important differences in EQ-5D utility and VAS scores in cancer

  • The original article was published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2007 5:70

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We wish to correct a mistake in the abstract and conclusion of our published paper [1]. In the abstract and conclusion, the MID for EQ-VAS score should be reported as 7 rather than 0.07. EQ-VAS scores range from 0 to 100, while EQ-5D index-based scores are anchored by 0 (dead) and 1 (perfect health). The specific wording in the conclusion of the abstract should read "Important differences in EQ-5D utility and VAS scores were similar for all cancers and lung cancer, with the lower end of the range of estimates closer to the MID, i.e. 0.08 for UK-index scores, 0.06 for US-index scores, and 7 for VAS scores.

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    Pickard AS, Neary MP, Cella D: Estimation of minimally important differences in EQ-5D utility and VAS scores in cancer. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2007, 5: 70. 10.1186/1477-7525-5-70

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Pickard, A.S., Neary, M.P. & Cella, D. Erratum to: Estimation of minimally important differences in EQ-5D utility and VAS scores in cancer. Health Qual Life Outcomes 8, 4 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1186/1477-7525-8-4

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