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Collegium antropologicum, Vol.32 - Supplement 2 No.2 October 2008. -

We present a cross sectional study on health related quality of life and EQ5D questionnaire practical use in Primorsko-

goranska County in Croatia and inequalities in health between its sub regions with a potential application in regional

policies social and healthcare organisation. Of 1066 participants that were patients at 42 family health physician’s

waiting room, women stood for 636 59.7% and men for 430 40.3%. The most commonly reported problem was

»Pain-discomfort« with 634 59.5% of all respondents and »Anxiety-depression« with 496 46.6%. The worst health was

reported within older age group and in a group with the lowest socio-economic status. Sub regional differences were

found. The best health was reported in the suburbs of the town Rijeka and on the Islands, while the worst was reported in

the Mountains. EQ5D is a simple and cost-effective instrument for measuring health related quality of life and recognising

subgroups for identification of inequalities in the population.

EQ5D; population groups; health related quality of life; health status; health planning



Autor: Vladimir Mićović - Henrietta Benčević - Djulija Malatestinić - Brankica Mijandrušić Sinčić - Gordana Kendel - Vesna Šte

Fuente: http://hrcak.srce.hr/



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