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Cross-cultural evaluation of the Parkinson's Disease Questionnaire: tests of data quality, score reliability, response rate, and scaling assumptions in the United States, Canada, Japan, Italy, and Spain.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Health status measures, used to measure the subjective functioning and well-being of respondents, are increasingly being used in trials of treatments that are undertaken in a variety of countries. To assess comparability of results gained from such cross-cultural studies, it is important for researchers to know the comparability of instruments across cultures. One measure widely used in cross-cultural studies is the Parkinson's Disease Questionnaire (PDQ-39). We ev...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Fitzpatrick, R More by this author
Norquist, J More by this author
Findley, L More by this author
Journal:
Journal of clinical epidemiology
Volume:
56
Issue:
9
Pages:
843-847
Publication date:
2003-09-05
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EISSN:
1878-5921
ISSN:
0895-4356
URN:
uuid:01a0e992-ccc4-427a-8621-d784ce05e105
Source identifiers:
133345
Local pid:
pubs:133345

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