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Thai SF-36 health survey: tests of data quality, scaling assumptions, reliability and validity in healthy men and women

Lim, Lynette; Seubsman, Sam-ang; Sleigh, Adrian


BACKGROUND: Since its translation to Thai in 2000, the SF-36 Health Survey has been used extensively in many different clinical settings in Thailand. Its popularity has increased despite the absence of published evidence that the translated instrument satisfies scoring assumptions, the psychometric properties required for valid interpretation of the SF-36 summated ratings scales. The purpose of this paper was to examine these properties and to report on the reliability and validity of the Thai...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008-07-18
Type: Journal article
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
DOI: 10.1186/1477-7525-6-52


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