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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It is assumed that the response to each item is a discretization of a latent continuous variable and that the log-odds do not depend on the category of the outcome. Quality of Life Research, 18pp. The paired t -test was used to assess the responsiveness to clinical change of scores on the WHOQOL at baseline and post-treatment in the different groups.

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. Distribution of samples by country.

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

Chinese Journal of Behavioral Medicine Science ;6: Although it has been possible to gene- rate a common younger adults version of the WHOQOL and this has been supported by empirical analyses The WHOQOL Group a, bthe possibility remains that diverse attitudes across cultures towards older adults may require the production of dif- ferent older adults modules.

A simulation study provided sample size guidance for differential item functioning DIF studies using short scales. On the other hand, items 3, 4, 6, 13, 14 and 22 showed, in general, higher scores in most countries than in Spain.

The mean duration of illness was longest for patients with end-stage renal disease or schizophrenia. The importance of its items for cross-cultural research. Our results are similar to those found by Fang’s study of patients in China with cardiological disease, arthritis, cancer, diabetes and bone fractures From alpha to omega: Applied Edpaol Measurement, 37, Results of the fit models for each item. Recently, some investigation groups performed DIF analyses in different psychological tests and questionnaires.


Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology ;6: 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- kes it possible to express the scale score in percent between the lowest 0 and highest possible value.

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

Each dimension contains items that assess perceived life status such as, to what extent are you able to carry out your daily activities, for example, washing, dressing and preparing food? If you are unsure about which response to give to a question, please choose the one that appears most appropriate.

Quality of Life Research, 7: To participate in this study, caregivers were required to satisfy all of the following conditions: Colombian participants scored lower than Spaniards in items concerning the overall satisfaction with health and their residence, while they scored higher than them in items referring to the interference of pain with their daily routine, the extent to which they feel their lives to be meaningful, their own physical acceptance, the availability of information, and their opportunity for leisure activities.

Distribution of samples by country. However, for five facets the strongest correlation was not with their related domains. Quality of life assessments on clinical trials. Caregivers Scores for those caring for patients with hypertension were highest for the physical and psychological domains.

Such findings are useful for clinicians. ReadCube Visualizar o texto. Series B Methodological42pp. Hugh Toner HughToner fife-pct. Very dissatisfied Dissatisfied Neither satisfied Satisfied Very satisfied 1 2 nor dissatisfied 4 5 3 Our study showed that, except for the social support facet and financial facet, the scores on nearly all facets and domains were lower among caregivers than in the healthy people sampled in another study of the WHOQOL 1.

No studies have been found to explore the psychometric properties in Spanish clinical samples. Considering that the current validation was performed on a Spanish sample, this category was chosen as a reference.

Servicio Andaluz de Salud Very Dissatisfied Neither Satisfied Very dissatisfied satisfied nor satisfied dissatisfied 15 How satisfied are you with what you have 1 2 3 4 5 F Education, Prevention, and Policy, 22, Of the remaining 75 patients, 25 withdrew from the study, 20 died, cuetionario were lost to follow up, 10 changed to different treatments, and data were missing for two. The different nuances in vocabulary presented by the regions included in the sample might undoubtedly lead to variations in the way to understand the items and therefore the answer given to each of them.


Mardon Breimoen 47 22 98 63 36 47 22 98 63 50 Mardon. According to the definition of the concept of Quality of Life WHOQOL Group,each individual’s perception of their position in life is tightly related to the cultural context and value system of their social network.

Papers in Spanish, Portuguese and English may be submitted. These results show that the WHOQOL may be more concise if the six original domains were compressed into four domains. This paper aims to study their reliability as well as the construct validity in a whooql-bref sample of patients and comparing the results to the data available for the general population in Spain.

British Journal of Psychology, Expecting a good quality of life in health: The rest of the items showed different results.

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

Domains represent a high-level of organisation such as the Psychological, the Physical, and the Social. By recoding, high scores in positively worded items reflect higher quality of life. The best quality of life was found among patients with hypertension, with scores in all domains and the overall QOL facet being highest among cuestionnario patients. Social Science and Medicine ; A item pilot version was tested in 15 countries, and this was refined to become cuestioanrio current item self-administered version.

Principles of measurement scales p.