[Health-related quality of life in the Spanish women through and beyond menopause. Development and validation of the Cervantes Scale].

@article{Palacios2004HealthrelatedQO,
  title={[Health-related quality of life in the Spanish women through and beyond menopause. Development and validation of the Cervantes Scale].},
  author={Santiago Palacios and Javier Ferrer-Barriendos and Juan Jos{\'e} Parrilla and Camil Castelo-Branco and Montserrat Manubens and Xavier Alberich and Agust{\'i} Mart{\'i}},
  journal={Medicina clinica},
  year={2004},
  volume={122 6},
  pages={205-11}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE There are numerous health-related quality of life questionnaires but only a few are specific for the menopause. The objective of this study was to develop and validate a specific scale, the Cervantes Scale, for menopause in Spanish women. SUBJECTS AND METHOD This cross-sectional study included a pilot phase, construction of the questionnaire, validation, and test-retest reliability. A population-based sample of 2,274 women ponderated by age groups and education levels… CONTINUE READING

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