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Supporting material for the following paper and for the associated algorithim to estimate utilities described as follows:

Gray A, Rivero-Arias O, Clarke P. Estimating the association between SF-12 responses and EQ-5D utility values by response mapping. Medical Decision Making 2006; 26(1):18-29.

While the authors have made every effort to ensure the reliability of this algorithm, they will not accept responsibility for any errors, omissions, inaccuracies or any consequences arising from the use of the algorithm. Users do so at their own risk.

Material is available for download as follows:

Available in EXCEL format
Algorithm EXCEL notes Download file (44 kb)
EXCEL MDM Algorithm (Excel 2003) Download file (77 kb)

Available in STATA format
Algorithm STATA notes Download file (50 kb)
STATA MDM (do file) Download file (11 kb)
Coefficient_matrix.dta (data file) Download file (4 kb)
input.dta (data file) Download file (3 kb)

This algorithm was written by Alastair Gray, Oliver Rivero-Arias and Philip Clarke based on the research reported in Medical Decision Making 2006; 26(1):18-29. We would be grateful if you could acknowledge use of this algorithm in any published outputs. If you found a bug or would like to comment on this programme, please email the authors at