Does being bilingual in English and Chinese influence responses to Quality-of-Life scales?

@article{Thumboo2002DoesBB,
  title={Does being bilingual in English and Chinese influence responses to Quality-of-Life scales?},
  author={Julian Thumboo and K. -Y. Fong and David Machin and S Chan and Chang-Heok Soh and Kaiwen Leong and P. H. Feng and S. Thi{\'o} and M. -L. Boey},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2002},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={105-12}
}
BACKGROUND It is not known if the inclusion of bilinguals affects the results of research using Quality-of-Life (QoL) scales. OBJECTIVE To determine the influence of bilingualism on responses to a QoL scale. RESEARCH DESIGN In this cross sectional study, a population-based, disproportionately stratified random sample of monolingual and bilingual ethnic Chinese completed the Short-Form 36 Health Survey (SF-36) in English or Chinese (representing an alphabet and pictogram based language… CONTINUE READING

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