Pei-Yuan Qiu

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OBJECTIVE To test the reliability and construct validity of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) in a rural Chinese women population. METHODS To determine the propriety of positive questions in the CES-D, Cronbach's alpha coefficients were calculated when each of the four positive questions was deleted. Correlations between the(More)
In the age of technology, most of the network services originally run on large scale and base on complicated systems. When they’re brought into our home, the migration could derive further technical problems due to the change of scale and cost. Home networking structure is often improvised and built up with several types of wireless technology, such as(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of cognitive impairment and its influencing factors in rural elderly in Sichuan Province. METHODS A multi-stage random sampling method was adopted to select participants in six towns and eighteen administrative villages in Fushun and Lizhou. The cognitive functions of 1 065 rural elderly were assessed. Factors(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine factors that may have impact on the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) screening validity, which could lead to further establishing the general model of the MMSE score in Chinese health elderly and to improve the screening accuracy of the existing MMSE reference. METHODS Based on the data of the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy(More)
OBJECTIVES To estimate catastrophic health expenditure (CHE) of rural families in Zigong, and to determine the main influencing factors of CHE. METHODS CHE was estimated using indicators such as occurrence and average deviations. The influencing factors of CHE were identified through binary logistic regression. RESULTS We found 6.37% catastrophic health(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the reliability and validity of the Duke Social Support Index (DSSI)-23 scale in a rural elderly population. METHODS A stratified cluster random sampling strategy was adopted to select 702 rural participants aged 60 years or over in Guangyuan. Those with severe hearing disorders or mental problems were excluded. The reliability and(More)
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