Is the kidney disease quality of life-36 (KDQOL-36) a valid instrument for Chinese dialysis patients?

@inproceedings{Chow2014IsTK,
  title={Is the kidney disease quality of life-36 (KDQOL-36) a valid instrument for Chinese dialysis patients?},
  author={Susan Ka Yee Chow and Bonnie Mee Ling Tam},
  booktitle={BMC nephrology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to determine the validity and reliability of the Cantonese Chinese version of the Kidney Disease Quality of Life-36 (KDQOL-36™) questionnaire. The scale has been translated into Cantonese Chinese, but has not been tested among the Cantonese-speaking populations. METHODS A total of 110 dialysis patients and 122 renal transplant patients were recruited. The data for the KDQOL-36™ were extracted from the KDQOL-Short Form. The criterion validity and scale… CONTINUE READING
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