Title

Methods for validating and norming translations of health status questionnaires: the IQOLA Project approach. International Quality of Life Assessment

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Quantitative Health Sciences

Date

11-17-1998

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Data Collection; Europe; Factor Analysis, Statistical; *Health Status Indicators; Humans; *Psychometrics; *Quality of Life; Questionnaires; Reference Values; Translations; United States

Disciplines

Biostatistics | Epidemiology | Health Services Research

Abstract

This article briefly summarizes methods used in the empirical validation of translations of the SF-36 Health Survey. In addition, information about the IQOLA Project norming protocol and 13 general population norming samples analyzed in this supplement is provided.

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Citation: J Clin Epidemiol. 1998 Nov;51(11):953-9. Link to article on publisher's site

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