Quality of life of Australian chronically-ill adults: patient and practice characteristics matter

  title={Quality of life of Australian chronically-ill adults: patient and practice characteristics matter},
  author={Upali W. Jayasinghe and Judith Proudfoot and Christopher A Barton and Cheryl L. Amoroso and Christine H Holton and Gawaine P Powell Davies and Justin J Beilby and Mark F. Harris},
  journal={Health and Quality of Life Outcomes},
  pages={50 - 50}
BACKGROUND To study health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a large sample of Australian chronically-ill patients and investigate the impact of characteristics of patients and their general practices on their HRQOL and to assess the construct validity of SF-12 in Australia. METHODS Cross sectional study with 96 general practices and 7606 chronically-ill patients aged 18 years or more using standard SF-12 version 2. Factor analysis was used to confirm the hypothesized component structure of… CONTINUE READING

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