The World Health Organization's WHOQOL-BREF quality of life assessment: psychometric properties and results of the international field trial. A report from the WHOQOL group

Title

The World Health Organization's WHOQOL-BREF quality of life assessment: psychometric properties and results of the international field trial. A report from the WHOQOL group

Creator

Skevington SM; Lotfy M; O'Connell KA

Publisher

Quality of Life Research

Date

2004

Subject

quality of life; Psychological; Adolescent Adult Aged Aged; PedPal Lit; 80 and over Child Comparative Study Cross-Cultural Comparison Cross-Sectional Studies Female Humans Male Middle Aged Psychometrics/; 830). Sick and well respondents were sampled from the general population; and to test its main psychometric properties. The WHOQOL-BREF is a 26-item version of the WHOQOL-100 assessment. Its psychometric properties were analysed using cross-sectional data obtained from a survey of adults carried out in 23 countries (n = 11; as reflected by its four domains: physical; as well as from hospital; clinical settings and clinical trials. Using data from the WHOQOL-BREF field trials; cross-culturally valid assessment of QOL; discriminant validity and construct validity through confirmatory factor analysis; indicate that the WHOQOL-BREF has good to excellent psychometric properties of reliability and performs well in preliminary tests of validity. These results indicate that overall; instrumentation; item-total correlations; rehabilitation and primary care settings; serving patients with physical and mental disorders and with respect to quotas of important socio-demographic variables. The WHOQOL-BREF self-assessment was completed; Sickness Impact Profile World Health Organization%X Quality of life (QOL) assessments that are easily administered and which do not impose a great burden on the respondent are needed for use in large epidemiological surveys; social and environment.; the objectives of this work are to examine the performance of the WHOQOL-BREF as an integrated instrument; the WHOQOL-BREF is a sound; together with socio-demographic and health status questions. Analyses of internal consistency

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2004

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Pages

299-310

Issue

2

Volume

13

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Citation

Skevington SM; Lotfy M; O'Connell KA, “The World Health Organization's WHOQOL-BREF quality of life assessment: psychometric properties and results of the international field trial. A report from the WHOQOL group,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed September 28, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/12973.

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