Missing Data and Methods for Imputing Missing Depression Scores - Experience in a Study of Hip Fracture Patients

Institute of Health Economics Working Paper WP 05-03.

Missing data is a common problem in studies that collect data on patient-reported outcomes data. This paper reports the methods, results, and an evaluation of one method for imputing missince Centre for Epidemiological Studies-Depression (CES-D) data in a study of health-related quality of life (HRQL) in a cohort of patients recovering from hip fracture.

NOTE: In 2006 the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research HTA unit moved to IHE. Documents produced in and prior to 2006 have different formats; the format was determined by the agency for which the document was produced.

Publication Type: Methodology Papers

Year of Publication: 2005

Topics: Health Measurement Tools, Quality of Life

Authors: Ken Eng, Allyson Jones, David Feeny

ISBN (online): 978-1-926929-57-6

ISSN: 1481-3823