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Outcome measurement in functional somatic syndromes: SF-36 summary scores and some scales were not valid.

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OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to test the validity of the 36-item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) scales and summaries in patients with severe functional somatic syndromes (FSS), such as fibromyalgia and irritable bowel syndrome. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING: One hundred twenty patients with severe FSS enrolled in a randomized controlled trial filled in the SF-36 questionnaire. We tested for data quality, central scaling assumptions, and agreement with the conceptual model. RESULTS: Most SF-36 sc...

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Schröder, A More by this author
Oernboel, E More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Journal of clinical epidemiology
Volume:
65
Issue:
1
Pages:
30-41
Publication date:
2012-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-5921
ISSN:
0895-4356
URN:
uuid:ec0b2128-42f6-4c22-ae0e-2776ad3e6c89
Source identifiers:
216531
Local pid:
pubs:216531

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