A new questionnaire specifically designed for patients affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; The Italian Health Status Questionnaire.

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The aim of this study was to develop a specific and valid questionnaire for Italian COPD patients, living on the north or the south of Italy-which are two culturally distinct areas. The project consisted in three steps: (1) initial item set generation to identify items relevant to both genders, all ages and both regions; (2) item reduction including tests… (More)

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@article{Vidotto2006ANQ, title={A new questionnaire specifically designed for patients affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; The Italian Health Status Questionnaire.}, author={Giulio Vidotto and Giorgio Bertolotti and M Carone and Fabio Arpinelli and Vincenzo Bellia and P. W. Jones and C. F. Donner}, journal={Respiratory medicine}, year={2006}, volume={100 5}, pages={862-70} }