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A mixed methods approach to adapting and evaluating the functional assessment of HIV infection (FAHI), Swahili version, for use with low literacy populations.

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Background

Despite bearing the largest HIV-related burden, little is known of the Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) among people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. One of the factors contributing to this gap in knowledge is the lack of culturally adapted and validated measures of HRQoL that are relevant for this setting.

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We set out to adapt the Functional Assessment of HIV Infection (FAHI) Questionnaire, an HIV-specific measure of HRQoL, and evaluate...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0175021

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International Union of Psychological Science More from this funder
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PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
4
Pages:
e0175021
Publication date:
2017-04-05
Acceptance date:
2017-03-17
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1932-6203
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pubs:689110
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uri:4e2b8a5a-f624-4faf-aba0-63fb426e0c06
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uuid:4e2b8a5a-f624-4faf-aba0-63fb426e0c06
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pubs:689110

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