Measuring perceived health outcomes in non-western culture: does SF-36 have a place?

@article{Ahmed2002MeasuringPH,
  title={Measuring perceived health outcomes in non-western culture: does SF-36 have a place?},
  author={Syed Masud Ahmed and A. Y. K. M. Masud Rana and Mushtaque Raja Chowdhury and Abbas Bhuiya},
  journal={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={334-42}
}
This study explored the usefulness of a generic health assessment tool SF-36 in measuring perceived health outcomes in a developing-country setting. The adapted Bangla version was administered in 10 villages of Matlab sub-district in Bangladesh during second half of 1999. Respondents included currently-married males and females selected randomly from households stratified according to their association with women-focused development interventions of BRAC. Findings revealed that the respondents… CONTINUE READING

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