Health related quality of life measured by SF-36: a population-based study in Shanghai, China

@article{Wang2008HealthRQ,
  title={Health related quality of life measured by SF-36: a population-based study in Shanghai, China},
  author={Rong Wang and Cheng Wu and Yanfang Zhao and Xiaoyan Yan and Xiuqiang Ma and Meijing Wu and Wenbin Liu and Zheng Gu and June Zhao and Jia He},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={292 - 292}
}
BACKGROUND Health related quality of life (HRQL) is a research topic that has attracted increasing interests around the world over the past two decades. The 36-item Short Form (SF-36) is a commonly used instrument for measuring HRQL. However, the information on Chinese adults' quality of life is limited. This paper reports on the feasibility of using the Mandarin version of SF-36 to evaluate HRQL in the population of Shanghai, China. METHODS A total of 1034 subjects were randomly sampled… CONTINUE READING
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