Fatigue in the general population.

  title={Fatigue in the general population.},
  author={Reinhold Schwarz and Oliver Krauss and Andreas Hinz},
  volume={26 2},
BACKGROUND Fatigue symptoms are often found in cancer patients. One test to assess fatigue is the Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory (MFI-20). It has been successfully applied to specific groups of cancer patients. However, until now population-based norm values are missing. METHODS We conducted an investigation on a representative sample of the adult German population, which comprised 2,037 subjects aged 14-92 years. RESULTS The reliability of the 5 MFI-20 subscales (general fatigue… CONTINUE READING
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