son escasos y no existen instrumentos específicos en español para su evaluación. En este artículo se . genéricos SF y el WHOQOL-BREF. Estos tipos de. The WHOQOL has been developed from an extensive pilot test of some These questions represent the finalized version of the WHOQOL to be. This manual was drafted by Alison Harper on behalf of the WHOQOL group. The. WHOQOL group comprises a coordinating group, collaborating investigators in.
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Quality of Life Research, 5: Data can be computer inputted for easy scoring in research projects or can be scored by hand according to the scoring procedure described above. Assessing quality of life in older people: Spirituality also was part of this factor. The journal is driven to researchers, academics and professionals, especially from the Latin-American community, in Psychology and health sciences e.
We obviously needed to replicate these analyses in the present study with larger numbers. We measured the correlation between mean scores in facets and domains to examine the conceptual structure of the instrument.
Responsiveness to change Fig. Social Science and Medicine, 41pp. The first two items measure the overall quality of life, and the individual’s satisfaction with health, respectively.
How to use the questionnaire Upon completion, comprehensiveness of questionnaire completion should be checked and the identification of the form should be noted.
A pilot study was conducted with 45 patients who had one of the diseases being studied and 36 of their caregivers. Please answer all the questions. Language Assessment Quarterly, 4pp. Questions refer to the last two weeks. How much do you worry about what the future might hold?
Patients who had had a stroke had been ill for the shortest time. General Quality of Life Inventory. Ines Winkler Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie 49 wini medizin. The theoretical tetra-dimensional structure is confirmed in the sample although serious arguments are also found for considering its one-dimensionality.
Not at all Slightly Moderately Very Extremely 1 2 3 4 5 5. Validity The validity of instruments measuring QOL is difficult to assess because of the relative abstractness of the concept expaol quality of life. An item adaptation would help to narrow these differences and would facilitate a results comparison. To obtain the transformed facet score 0 – espail following transformation rule can be applied: Laura Schwartzmann Department of Medical laura mednet. Development and general psychometric properties.
Hong Kong Journal of Psychiatry ;4: Statistical analysis Reliability was assessed by calculating Cronbach’s a coefficient of internal consistency for patients and caregivers at baseline. Examples of procedures based on contingency tables are the Mantel Chi-square procedure and the Mantel—Haenszel method. The latter result raises questions about the possibility of Differential Item Functioning in this instrument.
Our results are similar to those found by Fang’s study of patients in China with cardiological disease, epaol, cancer, diabetes and bone fractures Due to the diverse countries of origin of our sample and the scarcity of studies related to DIF in the Spanish version of WHOQOL-BREF, the main purpose of the present article is to analyze the DIF in a sample of individuals from nine Iberoamerican countries, where we expect to find different response patterns in the items of the questionnaire.
This questionnaire has items on 25 facets, organized into 6 domains, showing acceptable psychometric properties WHOQOL Group, Tieqiao L, Li L. Not at all Slightly Moderately Very Extremely 1 2 3 4 5 9. Incorrectly administered protocols were discarded, as well as those questionnaires with interrupted or partial responses.
A total of patients in China with chronic diseases including hypertension, schizophrenia, stroke, end-stage renal disease, head and neck cancer and breast cancer and family members who were their caregivers were assessed at baseline and one year later. However, few studies have reported on the responsiveness of the WHOQOL using longitudinal data, with the exception of studies of patients with depression or pain 34 Thirdly, disease affected the QOL of caregivers as well as the patients.
Mexican participants showed a mixed pattern, with lower scores in satisfaction with their own health, as well as in items asking about having enough energy for everyday life, enough money to cover their needs, and satisfaction with relationships and their living place.
By recoding, high scores in positively worded items reflect higher quality of life. In addition, according with the general characteristics of the logistic model, we assume the non-uniform function in the distribution of effects through the different countries. Statistics and Prediction ;Suppl: Patients with head and neck cancer scored lowest for four of 30 comparisons; patients with breast cancer scored worst for none. A synthesis of 15 years of research on DIF in language testing: At baseline, the mean age of the patients who had hypertension and those who had had a stroke was higher than in other groups.
Using the SF and EuroQol on an elderly popula- tion.
This paper aims to study their reliability as well as the construct validity in a representative sample of patients and comparing the results to the data available for the general population in Spain. Further steps included a translation process following international guidelines Guillemin et al.