Quality of Life of Chronic Hepatitis C Patients and Its Associated Factors

@inproceedings{Cho2017QualityOL,
  title={Quality of Life of Chronic Hepatitis C Patients and Its Associated Factors},
  author={Hoo Jeung Cho and Euna Park},
  booktitle={Osong public health and research perspectives},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to investigate the factors affecting the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC). METHODS This study is based on a descriptive survey and involved 125 gastroenterology outpatients visiting a university hospital in South Korea as the participants. HRQOL was assessed using the Liver Disease Quality of Life 1.0, which consisted of Short Form-36 (SF-36) and the Liver Disease Targeted Scale. Data were collected from December… CONTINUE READING

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