Self-rated health--what does it capture at 1 year after childbirth? Investigation of a survey question employing thinkaloud interviews.


AIM This paper reports an investigation of how the survey question 'How would you summarize your state of health at present' is interpreted and what it captures when asked at 1 year after childbirth. BACKGROUND Self-rated health measured by a single item question is a well-established patient outcome as it predicts morbidity and the use of health services… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-6712.2008.00669.x