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Last. Rudolf W Poolman (Loyola University Medical Center)H-Index: 4
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OBJECTIVES To determine the level of agreement between both proxy versions and the self-completed EQ-5D-5L. DESIGN A randomized agreement study. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS We recruited 120 patients (compos mentis) and their proxies at the orthopaedic outpatient clinic. Patients completed the regular EQ-5D-5L and their proxy completed the proxy version of the EQ-5D-5L and rated the patients' health from their own (proxy-proxy) perspective (i.e. how do you rate the health of the patient), and from t...
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#1Kristin B. Highland (Cleveland Clinic)H-Index: 27
#2Rebecca CrawfordH-Index: 4
Last. Hilary M. DuBrock (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 7
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BACKGROUND Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is characterized by progressive limitations on physical activity, right heart failure, and premature death. The World Health Organization functional classification (WHO-FC) is a clinician-rated assessment used widely to assess PAH severity and functioning, but no equivalent patient-reported version of PAH symptoms and activity limitations exists. We developed a version of the WHO-FC for self-completion by patients: the Pulmonary Hypertension Funct...
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#1Zeynep Bahadır Ağce (Üsküdar University)H-Index: 2
#2Gamze Ekici (Hacettepe University)H-Index: 5
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#1Nancy Birungi (University of Bergen)H-Index: 4
#2Lars Thore Fadnes (University of Bergen)H-Index: 18
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BACKGROUND There is limited evidence regarding oral health related quality of life of HIV positive populations in sub-Saharan Africa. Focusing HIV positive- and HIV negative Ugandan mothers, this study assessed the influence of HIV status on oral health related quality of life in terms of oral impacts on daily performances, whilst adjusting for clinical- and socio-behavioural factors. We also examined whether any association of clinical and socio-behavioural factors with oral impacts on daily pe...
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#1Mariska Q.N. Hackert (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 3
#2Job van Exel (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 49
Last. Werner B. F. Brouwer (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 68
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BACKGROUND Valid measures of the well-being of older people are important for the evaluation of health and social care services. The nine-item Well-being of Older People measure (WOOP) was based on a novel framework derived from a recent Q-methodology study, and was developed to capture a comprehensive set of well-being domains relevant to older people, as identified by themselves. This study introduces the WOOP and describes the qualitative assessment of its feasibility and content validity. ME...
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#1Denis Vinnikov (Peoples' Friendship University of Russia)H-Index: 10
#2Aizhan Raushanova (KazGU: Al-Farabi University)H-Index: 2
Last. Zhangir Tulekov (KazGU: Al-Farabi University)H-Index: 4
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BACKGROUND Health-related quality of life (HRQL) in the general population of Kazakhstan has never been characterized. We constructed this population-based study of the largest city in Kazakhstan, Almaty with the aim to quantitatively assess HRQL and ascertain whether occupation and lifestyle are associated with HRQL in this population. METHODS In a random sample (N = 1500) of general population in Almaty (median age 49 (interquartile range 28) years, 50% women), we collected data on demographic...
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#1Daiva Grazulyte (Vilnius University)H-Index: 1
#2I. Norkiene (Vilnius University)H-Index: 4
Last. Jurate Sipylaite (Vilnius University)H-Index: 7
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BACKGROUND The study aimed to evaluate the long-term change of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and to identify predictors of HRQOL 5 years after cardiac surgery. METHODS Consecutive adult patients, undergoing elective cardiac surgery were enrolled in the study. HRQOL was measured using the Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) questionnaire before and 5-years after cardiac surgery. A multivariate latent change modeling approach was used for data analysis. RESULTS...
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#1Mandana Zanganeh (Warw.: University of Warwick)H-Index: 3
#2Peymane AdabH-Index: 39
Last. Emma FrewH-Index: 28
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BACKGROUND Although there is emerging data regarding the psychometric properties of the Child Health Utility-9D instrument, more evidence is required with respect to its validity for use in different country settings. The aim of this study was to examine the construct validity of the CHU-9D-CHN instrument in Chinese children. METHODS Baseline Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) and demographic data were collected from children recruited to the CHIRPY DRAGON obesity prevention intervention ran...
#1Sang Hyuk Kim (SMC: Samsung Medical Center)H-Index: 1
#2Hyun Lee (Hanyang University)H-Index: 85
Last. Youlim Kim (Hallym University)H-Index: 2
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BACKGROUND Although several studies have reported an association between tuberculosis and health-related quality of life, the change in health-related quality of life after pulmonary tuberculosis has been rarely studied. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of past history of pulmonary tuberculosis on health-related quality of life using a nationwide, cross-sectional, observational study in Korea. METHODS Among 72,751 people selected using a stratified multi-stage sampling met...
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