EQ-5D-5L: Available modes of administration
EQ-5D-5L is designed for self-completion by respondents, and is available in both paper and digital versions. However, several other modes of administration are also available.
The currently available modes of administration are:
Previously, EQ-5D would have to be hosted on our dedicated server. Currently, you can choose between hosting EQ-5D on your own server, or on our server.
REDCap is a web application for building and managing online surveys and databases that is mainly used in academic research.
Mainly used when subjects are not able to read or write, or when visiting a hospital or study site.
For use when subjects are unable to visit a hospital or study site.
For use when patients are mentally or physically incapable of reporting on their health-related quality of life, for instance because of severe intellectual disability or mental health problems. Two proxy versions are currently available where a caregiver who knows the patient well is asked to complete EQ-5D as follows:
o EQ-5D-5L Proxy version 1: The caregiver (the proxy) is asked to rate the patient’s health-related quality of life in their (the proxy’s) opinion.
o EQ-5D-5L Proxy version 2: The caregiver (the proxy) is asked to rate how he/she (the proxy) thinks the patient would rate his/her own health-related quality of life if the patient were able to communicate it.
For use in Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems.