Impact of socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity on quality of life in patients with cystic fibrosis in the United States.

@article{Quittner2010ImpactOS,
  title={Impact of socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity on quality of life in patients with cystic fibrosis in the United States.},
  author={Alexandra L. Quittner and Michael S Schechter and Lawrence Rasouliyan and Tmirah Haselkorn and David J Pasta and Jeffrey S. Wagener},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2010},
  volume={137 3},
  pages={642-50}
}
BACKGROUND Patient-reported outcomes are increasingly used in clinical trials to assess the natural history of chronic diseases and the efficacy of new treatments. Understanding the effects of socioeconomic and minority status on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) will facilitate interpretation of the results of clinical trials and suggest targets for interventions to improve patient care and outcomes. The objective of this study was to examine the effects of socioeconomic and minority… CONTINUE READING