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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Please keep in mind your standards, hopes, pleasures and concerns. The relationship between objective life status and subjective life satisfaction with quality of life. Liv Halvorsrud 47 22 98 63 09 47 22 98 63 50 Liv.

Analyses of model fit and robustness. Very dissatisfied Dissatisfied Neither satisfied Satisfied Very satisfied 1 2 nor dissatisfied 4 5 3 These include tests in three-way contingency tables, a logistic regression, and methods based on the item-response theory Scott et al. In each item, the existence of DIF was considered whenever the confidence interval of the odds ratio did not include the value of 1.

No studies have been found to explore the psychometric properties in Spanish clinical samples.

Results Characteristics of participants Of the patients who were enrolled and completed the WHOQOL at baseline, 16 were excluded owing to missing data on the questionnaireleaving eligible patients. Such findings are useful for clinicians. Rasch models for measurement. These results show that the WHOQOL may edpaol more concise if the six original domains were compressed into fuestionario domains. Rasch unidimensional measurement models.

Social Science and Medicine ; Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 39, All of these facets contribute to satisfaction with social relationships. One possible explanation for this may be that inter-correlated domains overlap.

A value of 1 represents the lowest possible quality of life rating and a value of 5 the highest possible quality of life rating for the individual; h Transferring a raw score to a transformed scale score TFS between 0 and ma- wuoqol-bref it possible to express the scale score in percent between the lowest 0 and whqol-bref possible value.

Not at all A little A moderate Very much An extreme amount amount 6 How concerned are you about the way in 1 2 3 4 5 F Methods Study sample Between September and Aprila total of patients with chronic illnesses and family members who were their caregivers were enrolled in dhoqol-bref study.


For 9 of 30 comparisons made for patients with renal disease, scores were lowest in the QOL for the physical domain, especially for physical functioning and independence.

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Not at all Slightly Moderately Very Extremely 1 2 3 4 5 9. However, for five facets the strongest correlation was not with their related domains. Likelihood Ratio Test; df: Perceptions of persons with Parkinson’s disease, family and professionals on quality of life: The caregivers in the hypertension group and stroke group were older than those in the other groups.

Differences in quality espqol life among patients receiving dialysis replacement therapy at seven medical centers. This questionnaire has items on 25 facets, organized into 6 domains, showing acceptable psychometric properties WHOQOL Group, A simulation study provided sample size guidance for differential item functioning DIF studies using short scales.

The Publications Service of the University of Murcia the publisher retains the property rights copyright of published works, and encourages and enables the reuse of the same under the license specified in paragraph 2. Items 1, 2, 10, 12, 19, 20, 23, 24 and 25 tended to present a lower score in most countries than in Spain. Odd ratios and confidence intervals. The first two items measure the overall quality of life, and the individual’s satisfaction with health, respectively.

Personnel Psychology, 53pp. Further steps included a translation process following international guidelines Guillemin et al.

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. More specifically, it is a wide portion of citizens who share their language but who have different language and cultural traits which, regarding quality of life, may be interpreted differently or with cuestonario implying different realities.

Alfred Chan ssmchan 1n. The instrument showed a good performance concerning internal consistency, discriminant validity, criterion validity, concurrent validity and test-retest reliability. Participants were recruited from five clinical departments of the Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University. 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 dspaol from nine Iberoamerican countries, where we expect to find different response patterns in the items of the questionnaire.


Validación del cuestionario de calidad de vida (WHOQOL-BREF) en adultos mayores chilenos

Differential item functioning of coping responses inventory with Mexican and Spanish adolescents. For the WHOQOL-OLD module, each of the six facets comprises 4 items, thus the lowest possible and the highest possible raw score value are equal across all facets range 4 to 20 ; f Comparing scores across facets is possible by directly comparing the raw facet sco- res. Chinese Journal of Behavioral Medicine Science ;7: All participants were recruited from nine Spanish-speaking countries, and their distribution is shown in Table 1.

Miwa Fujii Kwansai University mfujii kwansei. Servicio Andaluz de Salud Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology ;5: That is, one of the key objectives of the research will be to test the question of whether the existing WHO- QOL items only need to be supplemented with an additional module or whether these generic items need to be altered in some way or another.

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.

The WHO quality of life (WHOQOL) questionnaire: Spanish development and validation studies.

Journal of General Internal Medicine, 21, — We can find three examples of these tendencies in Fig. Methodological advances, challenges, and recommendations. To be eligible for the trial patients were required to: Not at all A little Moderately Mostly Completely 1 2 3 4 5 Patients received appropriate treatment during the year. In this section all the results obtained in the different analyses will be presented, including the goodness of fit of the models and the odd ratios with their confidence interval.