- Translating the Short-Form Headache Impact Test (HIT-6) in 27 countries: methodological and conceptual issues
Health Assessment Lab, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
Qual Life Res 12:975-9. 2003
..Subjects generally found the HIT-6 translations to be clear and relevant. The translation process resulted in questionnaires that are both culturally appropriate and comparable in content...
- Cultural issues in using the SF-36 Health Survey in Asia: results from Taiwan
Hsu Min Tseng
Health Databank Management Lab, Department of Health Care Management, College of Management, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:72. 2003
..This paper reports on the performance of the Taiwan version of the SF-36, including the implications of cultural influences...
- Psychometric evaluation of the SF-36 health survey in Medicare managed care
Health Assessment Lab and Tufts University School of Medicine, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 25:5-25. 2004
..g., older age, more chronic conditions), but were well above accepted standards for all subgroups. These findings support using standard algorithms for scoring the SF-36 in the HOS and subgroup analyses of HOS data...
- Development and initial psychometric evaluation of the participation measure for post-acute care (PM-PAC)
All correspondence and requests for reprints should be addressed to Barbara Gandek, MS, Health Assessment Lab, 275 Wyman Street, Suite 120, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:57-71. 2007
..To evaluate a patient-reported participation measure constructed within the framework of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health...
- Computerized adaptive testing for follow-up after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation: I. Activity outcomes
Stephen M Haley
Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1033-42. 2006
- The Short Form Health Survey (SF-36): translation and validation study of the Iranian version
Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, Tehran, Iran
Qual Life Res 14:875-82. 2005
..9% of the variance. In general, the Iranian version of the SF-36 performed well and the findings suggest that it is a reliable and valid measure of health related quality of life among the general population...
- The SF-36 summary scales were valid, reliable, and equivalent in a Chinese population
Cindy L K Lam
Family Medicine Unit, University of Hong Kong, 3rd Floor, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong SAR, China
J Clin Epidemiol 58:815-22. 2005
..To find out whether the SF-36 physical and mental health summary (PCS and MCS) scales are valid and equivalent in the Chinese population in Hong Kong (HK)...
- Is the standard SF-12 health survey valid and equivalent for a Chinese population?
Cindy L K Lam
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Qual Life Res 14:539-47. 2005
..Chinese is the world's largest ethnic group but few health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measures have been tested on them. The aim of this study was to determine if the standard SF-12 was valid and equivalent for a Chinese population...
- Health-related quality of life associated with chronic conditions in eight countries: results from the International Quality of Life Assessment (IQOLA) Project
Health Services Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM IMAS, Barcelona, Spain
Qual Life Res 13:283-98. 2004
..Few studies and no international comparisons have examined the impact of multiple chronic conditions on populations using a comprehensive health-related quality of life (HRQL) questionnaire...
- Computerized adaptive testing for follow-up after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation: II. Participation outcomes
Stephen M Haley
Health and Disability Research Institute, School of Public Health, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118 2639, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:275-83. 2008
..To measure participation outcomes with a computerized adaptive test (CAT) and compare CAT and traditional fixed-length surveys in terms of score agreement, respondent burden, discriminant validity, and responsiveness...