Longitudinal factorial invariance of the PedsQL™ 4.0 Generic Core Scales Child Self-Report Version: One year prospective evidence from the California State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)

@article{Varni2008LongitudinalFI,
  title={Longitudinal factorial invariance of the PedsQL™ 4.0 Generic Core Scales Child Self-Report Version: One year prospective evidence from the California State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)},
  author={James W Varni and Christine A. Limbers and Daniel A. Newman and Michael Seid},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={1153-1162}
}
The measurement of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in pediatric medicine and health services research has grown significantly over the past decade. The paradigm shift toward patient-reported outcomes (PROs) has provided the opportunity to emphasize the value and critical need for pediatric patient self-report. In order for changes in HRQOL/PRO outcomes to be meaningful over time, it is essential to demonstrate longitudinal factorial invariance. This study examined the longitudinal factor… CONTINUE READING