Health-related quality of life associated with chronic conditions in eight countries: Results from the International Quality of Life Assessment (IQOLA) Project

@article{Alonso2004HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life associated with chronic conditions in eight countries: Results from the International Quality of Life Assessment (IQOLA) Project},
  author={Jordi Alonso and Montse Ferrer and Barbara Gandek and John E. Jr. Ware and Neil K. Aaronson and Paola Mosconi and Niels Kristian Rasmussen and Monika Bullinger and Shunichi Fukuhara and Stein Kaasa and Alain Lepl{\`e}ge},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={283-298}
}
Context: Few studies and no international comparisons have examined the impact of multiple chronic conditions on populations using a comprehensive health-related quality of life (HRQL) questionnaire. Objective: The impact of common chronic conditions on HRQL among the general populations of eight countries was assessed. Design: Cross-sectional mail and interview surveys were conducted. Participants and setting: Sample representatives of the adult general population of eight countries (Denmark… 
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