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Table 5 Items with biased measurement across genders or ages

From: Patient reports of health outcome for adults living with sickle cell disease: development and testing of the ASCQ-Me item banks

Question set Gender bias Age bias
Emotional   … feel very good about your health?
… feel very hopeful about your health?
Sleep … if you woke… how easy ….to fall back asleep?  
… how easy …to fall asleep?
Social   …your family…worried about your health?
…health make it hard for you to go places?
  …have to change the plans because of your health? …have to change the plans because of your health?
Stiffness   … impossible for you to move…legs or arms