Variations in Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) and survival 1 year after stroke: five European population-based registers

Conclusions The study demonstrated significant variations in survival, HRQoL and utilities across populations that could not be explained by stroke severity and sociodemographic factors. Strong associations between HRQoL at 3 months and survival to 1 year after stroke were identified.
Source: BMJ Open - Category: Journals (General) Authors: Tags: Open access, Communication, Epidemiology, Evidence based practice, Health policy, Health services research Source Type: research

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