Health-related quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel disease measured with the short form-36: psychometric assessments and a comparison with general population norms.

@article{Bernklev2005HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel disease measured with the short form-36: psychometric assessments and a comparison with general population norms.},
  author={Tomm Bernklev and J\orgen Jahnsen and Idar Lygren and Magne Henriksen and Morten Harald Vatn and Bj\orn Allan Moum},
  journal={Inflammatory bowel diseases},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 10},
  pages={
          909-18
        }
}
BACKGROUND We compared health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a population-based cohort of Norwegian patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) with a normal reference population by means of the short form-36 (SF-36) questionnaire, including the effect of age, sex, educational status, and symptom severity and the psychometric properties of the questionnaire. METHODS The SF-36 was self-administered and was answered by the patients at the hospital at 2 occasions that were 6 months apart… CONTINUE READING

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