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Family Impact of Meningitis dataset

Al-Janabi, Hareth (2017) Family Impact of Meningitis dataset. [Dataset] (Unpublished)

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This dataset contain questionnaire survey data collected in 2012 and 2013 from 1627 family members of individuals who contracted (and survived) meningitis. The survey data include:
(i) living arrangements; (ii) health status of survivors and any subsequent after-effects of meningitis; (iii) informal care tasks and caring experience; (iv) socio-demographic information about the family member; (v)health status and quality of life of family member.

Type of Work:Dataset
School/Faculty:Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Medical & Dental Sciences
Department:Institute of Applied Health Research

The initial study of the family impact of meningitis is described in the following open access publication:

Al‐Janabi, H., Van Exel, J., Brouwer, W., Trotter, C., Glennie, L., Hannigan, L., & Coast, J. (2016). Measuring health spillovers for economic evaluation: a case study in meningitis. Health economics, 25(12), 1529-1544.


The following studies have used this dataset:

Al-Janabi, H., Van Exel, J., Brouwer, W., & Coast, J. (2016). A framework for including family health spillovers in economic evaluation. Medical Decision Making, 36(2), 176-186.

Bhadhuri, A., Jowett, S., Jolly, K., & Al-Janabi, H. (2017). A Comparison of the Validity and Responsiveness of the EQ-5D-5L and SF-6D for Measuring Health Spillovers: A Study of the Family Impact of Meningitis. Medical Decision Making, 0272989X17706355.

Projects:Early Career Fellowship in Economics of Health G1002334
Keywords:caregiver, child, eq-5d, family, icecap, informal care, meningitis, sf-6d, spillover, vaccine, UK
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Editors:Al-Janabi, Hareth
Funders:Medical Research Council
ID Code:3020

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