Measuring health-related quality of life in patients with mild to moderate eczema and psoriasis: clinical validity, reliability and sensitivity to change of the DLQI. The Cavide Research Group.

@article{Bada1999MeasuringHQ,
  title={Measuring health-related quality of life in patients with mild to moderate eczema and psoriasis: clinical validity, reliability and sensitivity to change of the DLQI. The Cavide Research Group.},
  author={Xavier Bad{\'i}a and Jos{\'e} Manuel Mascar{\'o} and Rafael Lozano},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={141 4},
  pages={698-702}
}
The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility, validity, reliability and sensitivity to change of a Spanish version of the Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) in patients with mild to moderate eczema and psoriasis who were treated with topical corticosteroids. The final study sample comprised 237 patients (48% eczema). Discriminant validity was tested by comparing patients' scores with those of a random sample of the general population (n = 100), and convergent validity by analysing… CONTINUE READING

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