Conceptual equivalence of WHOQOL-HIV among people living with HIV in Ethiopia

@article{Olsen2012ConceptualEO,
  title={Conceptual equivalence of WHOQOL-HIV among people living with HIV in Ethiopia},
  author={Mette L Olsen and Natasja Koitzsch Jensen and Markos Tesfaye and Lotte Holm},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={22},
  pages={361-367}
}
PurposeThe WHOQOL instruments are intended for cross-cultural studies of quality of life (QoL) but African countries have been poorly represented in its development. This study aimed to explore the conceptual equivalence of WHOQOL-HIV in Ethiopia.MethodsThe fieldwork included home visits, interviews, and focus group discussions with HIV patients and caregivers.ResultsWe found that although WHOQOL-HIV includes many relevant facets, its applicability has several limitations in the Ethiopian… CONTINUE READING
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