2018
DOI: 10.1590/1516-4446-2017-2297
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Psychometric properties of the EUROHIS-QOL 8-item index (WHOQOL-8) in a Brazilian sample

Abstract: Objective: To test the psychometric properties of the EUROHIS-QOL 8-item index in a Brazilian sample. Methods: The sample consisted of 151 patients and 174 healthy controls (n=325). Several psychometric properties were tested. Conclusion:The EUROHIS-QOL 8-item index showed good psychometric properties. It is a reliable quality of life measure that can be used in Brazilian populations.

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“…QOL-8 is a systematic and validated shortened version of the 26-item The World Health Organization Quality of Life (WHOQOL)-BREF (2527). The questionnaire comprises eight items: Two general items; overall quality of life rating and general health satisfaction, and six items that relate to the last 4 weeks.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…QOL-8 is a systematic and validated shortened version of the 26-item The World Health Organization Quality of Life (WHOQOL)-BREF (2527). The questionnaire comprises eight items: Two general items; overall quality of life rating and general health satisfaction, and six items that relate to the last 4 weeks.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…35 This single-dimension instrument evaluated self-perceived QoL during the previous 2 weeks, by assessment of physical, psychological and social relations, and environment domains. This instrument had eight items, each scored from 1 to 5 points, for a total score range of 8–40, with a higher score indicating a better QoL.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…O segundo instrumento, o WHOQOL-abreviado, é uma versão abreviada do WHOQOL-100 criada pelo Grupo de Qualidade de Vida da OMS, em 1998, revisto e validado para a língua portuguesa (1,3,4) . Apresenta bom desempenho psicométrico, praticidade de uso, características satisfatórias de consistência interna e confiabilidade, com 26 itens, quatro domínios, um índice global e quatro para os domínios pela média dos itens, com resultados de zero a 100.…”
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“…Como tentativa de mensurar a avaliação da qualidade de vida nas duas últimas décadas, houve uma proliferação de instrumentos, a maioria desenvolvida nos EUA, com um crescente interesse em traduzi-los para aplicação em outras culturas uma vez que a QV envolve aspectos objetivos e subjetivos determinantes da boa qualidade de vida (1) .…”
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