Improving the response choices on the veterans SF-36 health survey role functioning scales: results from the Veterans Health Study.

@article{Kazis2004ImprovingTR,
  title={Improving the response choices on the veterans SF-36 health survey role functioning scales: results from the Veterans Health Study.},
  author={Lewis Kazis and Donald r. Miller and Jack A. Clark and Katherine M. Skinner and Austin F. S. Lee and Xinhua S. Ren and A. G. Spiro and William H. Rogers and John E. Ware},
  journal={The Journal of ambulatory care management},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={263-80}
}
Role functioning and its limitations due to one's health is an important aspect of health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) SF-36 includes 2 role functioning scales: role limitations due to physical health problems (RP) or emotional problems (RE). Although they capture important concepts of HRQoL, these 2 scales have some limitations in their measurement properties. Using dichotomized sets of response choices, the scales are limited in their distributional… CONTINUE READING

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