Validation of the Care-Related Quality of Life Instrument in different study settings: findings from The Older Persons and Informal Caregivers Survey Minimum DataSet (TOPICS-MDS)

@article{Lutomski2014ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the Care-Related Quality of Life Instrument in different study settings: findings from The Older Persons and Informal Caregivers Survey Minimum DataSet (TOPICS-MDS)},
  author={Jennifer E. Lutomski and N. Job A. van Exel and Gertrudis Ijm Kempen and E. P. Moll van Charante and Wendy PJ den Elzen and Aaltje P. D. Jansen and Paul F M Krabbe and Bas Steunenberg and Ewout Willem Steyerberg and M. G. M. Olde Rikkert and Ren{\'e} J F Melis},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={24},
  pages={1281-1293}
}
Validity is a contextual aspect of a scale which may differ across sample populations and study protocols. The objective of our study was to validate the Care-Related Quality of Life Instrument (CarerQol) across two different study design features, sampling framework (general population vs. different care settings) and survey mode (interview vs. written… CONTINUE READING