Validation of the simplified Chinese version of the FACT-B for measuring quality of life for patients with breast cancer

@article{Wan2007ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the simplified Chinese version of the FACT-B for measuring quality of life for patients with breast cancer},
  author={Chong-hua Wan and Dongmei Zhang and Zheng Yang and Xin Tu and Wan Tang and Changyong Feng and Hong-yue Wang and Xueliang Tang},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2007},
  volume={106},
  pages={413-418}
}
The simplified Chinese version of the FACT-B was evaluated by QOL data measured from 376 patients with breast cancer. The results showed that test–retest reliability for five domains: physical well-being, social/family well-being, emotional well-being, functional well-being, additional concerns, and the overall scales and trial outcome index were 0.82, 0.85, 0.91, 0.86, 0.90, 0.84 and 0.91, 0.89 respectively. The internal consistency α for the five domains mentioned above were 0.85, 0.82, 0.84… CONTINUE READING