Construction and validation of a specific quality of life instrument for adolescents with spine deformities.

@article{Climent1995ConstructionAV,
  title={Construction and validation of a specific quality of life instrument for adolescents with spine deformities.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Climent and Adam Reig and Jaime Mart{\'i}nez S{\'a}nchez and Chiara Roda},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1995},
  volume={20 18},
  pages={2006-11}
}
STUDY DESIGN The development and construction of a specific instrument for measuring quality of life in adolescents with spine deformities was investigated. OBJECTIVES To assess the validity and reliability of the Quality of Life Profile for Spine Deformities. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA An 88-item questionnaire was self-administered to 174 patients ranging in age from 10 to 20 years with spine deformities. Items were rated on a five-point Likert scale. Higher scores means high level of… CONTINUE READING

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