Comparing three measures of health status (perceived health with Likert-type scale, EQ-5D, and number of chronic conditions) in Chinese and white Canadians.

@article{Leung2007ComparingTM,
  title={Comparing three measures of health status (perceived health with Likert-type scale, EQ-5D, and number of chronic conditions) in Chinese and white Canadians.},
  author={Brenda M. Y. Leung and Nan Luo and Lawrence So and Hude Quan},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 7},
  pages={610-7}
}
BACKGROUND Measures of perceived health status may be vulnerable to ethnic and sociodemographic characteristics. The purpose of this study was to compare self-reported health status in Chinese and whites using 3 measures: physical and mental health status with the 5-point Likert-type scale, the EQ-5D together with a modified health index scale (0-100), and number of chronic conditions. METHODS A cross-sectional telephone survey of Chinese and white Canadians was conducted in a large city in… CONTINUE READING