A comparison of two multidimensional measures of health status: The Nottingham Health Profile and the RAND 36-Item Health Survey 1.0

@article{VanderZee1996ACO,
  title={A comparison of two multidimensional measures of health status: The Nottingham Health Profile and the RAND 36-Item Health Survey 1.0},
  author={K. I. VanderZee and Robbert Sanderman and Joost Heyink},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={1996},
  volume={5},
  pages={165-174}
}
In this study the applicability of two multidimensional instruments, the NHP and the RAND 36-Item Health Survey 1.0, for measuring health status in population surveys was examined. A population sample of 1,063 persons aged over 17 years participated in the study. It was shown that, as compared with the NHP, the RAND 36-Item Health Survey 1.0 is a more reliable measure of health status. Second, within a group of subjects who scored ‘zero’ on the NHP, considerable dispersion in RAND 36-Item… CONTINUE READING