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‘Translation is not enough’: Using the Global Person Generated Index (GPGI) to assess individual quality of life in Bangladesh, Thailand, and Ethiopia

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Currently few subjective measures of Quality of Life (QoL) are available for use in developing countries, which limits their theoretical, methodological, and practical contribution (for example, exploring the relationship between economic development and QoL, and ensuring effective and equitable service provision). One reason for this is the difficulty of ensuring that translated measures preserve conceptual, item, semantic, operational, measurement; and functional equivalence (Herdman et al:...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Author's Original

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10.1007/s11136-007-9182-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Institution:
University of Newcastle
Department:
School of Population & Health Sciences
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Quality of Life Research Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
6
Pages:
1039-1051
Publication date:
2007-08-06
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EISSN:
1573-2649
ISSN:
0962-9343
URN:
uuid:337a9335-0af0-4bc6-93b0-d941adde922a
Local pid:
ora:2914

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