Validation of the quality of life questionnaire of the European foundation for osteoporosis (QUALEFFO-31) in Chinese

@inproceedings{Lai2010ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the quality of life questionnaire of the European foundation for osteoporosis (QUALEFFO-31) in Chinese},
  author={Billy Ming Hei Lai and Shirley W. Y. Tsang and Cindy Lo Kuen Lam and Annie W. C. Kung},
  booktitle={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2010}
}
QUALEFFO-31 is a recently developed disease-specific instrument derived from QUALEFFO-41 and intended to have improved efficacy and response rates. We aimed to validate QUALEFFO-31 in Chinese and examine the use of QUALEFFO-31 in clinical practice. This questionnaire was translated into Chinese and applied to 118 case–control pairs aged between 50 and 85 years with prevalent osteoporotic vertebral fractures to evaluate its validity, repeatability, and discriminatory ability. It was also used to… CONTINUE READING
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