The Evaluation of Subjective Well-Being

  • Christopher J. Bulpitt
Part of the Developments in Biostatistics and Epidemiology book series (DBEP, volume 1)

Abstract

When trial end points include reports by the patients on their well-being, the problems of validity and repeatability are greatly increased. Not only do the patients report subjective assessments of their well-being that cannot be confirmed, but different observers may interpret this information in varying ways and record invalid and unrepeatable data.

Keywords

Randomise Control Trial Spontaneous Report Closed Question Good Question Quality Oflife 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher J. Bulpitt
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    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Medical Statistics and EpidemiologyLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineLondonUK
  2. 2.Royal Postgraduate Medical SchoolLondonUK
  3. 3.Hammersmith HospitalLondonUK

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