The problem of measuring change in individual health-related quality of life by postal questionnaire: use of the patient-generated index in a disabled population

@article{Macduff1998ThePO,
  title={The problem of measuring change in individual health-related quality of life by postal questionnaire: use of the patient-generated index in a disabled population},
  author={Colin Macduff and Elizabeth Russell},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={7},
  pages={761-769}
}
The Patient-generated Index (PGI) is a health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measure which asks respondents to nominate the areas of their lives which are most affected by their health condition, so that they can then rate the severity of the effects and weight their relative importance. It is unusual amongst such measures in that it is designed for postal administration. This study assessed the ability of the revised PGI to measure change in HRQoL in a population of 161 people who had… CONTINUE READING

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