Factor structure of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) in subjects who had suffered from the 2004 Niigata-Chuetsu Earthquake in Japan: a community-based study

@article{Toyabe2007FactorSO,
  title={Factor structure of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) in subjects who had suffered from the 2004 Niigata-Chuetsu Earthquake in Japan: a community-based study},
  author={Shin-ichi Toyabe and Toshiki Shioiri and Kuriko Kobayashi and Hideki Kuwabara and Masataka Koizumi and Taro Endo and Miki Ito and Hiroko Honma and Noboru Fukushima and Toshiyuki Someya and Kouhei Akazawa},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={175 - 175}
}
BACKGROUND Factor structure of the 12-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) was studied by a survey of subjects who had experienced the 2004 Niigata-Chuetsu earthquake (6.8 on the Richter scale) in Japan. METHODS Psychological distress was measured at two years after the earthquake by using GHQ-12 in 2,107 subjects (99.0% response rate) who suffered the earthquake. GHQ-12 was scored by binary, chronic and Likert scoring method. Confirmatory factor analysis was used to reveal the factor… CONTINUE READING

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