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  1. Sub-health which is the state between health and disease is a major global public health challenge. As a reversible stage, sub-health can work as a effective tool for the early detection or prevention of chron...

    Authors: Yueyue Liu, Chuchuan Wan and Xiaoyu Xi
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:22
  2. Food insecurity is associated with worse general health rating, but little research exists investigating whether there is a dose response relationship across levels of food security and mental and physical hea...

    Authors: Sanjay Bhandari, Jennifer A. Campbell, Rebekah J. Walker, Abigail Thorgerson, Aprill Z. Dawson and Leonard E. Egede
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:21
  3. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes significant morbidity and mortality in older adults. Despite a number of RSV vaccine candidates in clinical trials, there are no existing disease-specific, self-reporte...

    Authors: Carla (DeMuro) Romano, Lyn Finelli, Sandy Lewis, Valerie Williams, Emily Martin, Matthew Phillips, Todd L. Saretsky and Josephine Norquist
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:20
  4. In the field of neurorehabilitation, robot-assisted therapy (RAT) and virtual reality (VR) have so far shown promising evidence on multiple motor and functional outcomes. The related effectiveness on patients’...

    Authors: Francesco Zanatta, Naima Z. Farhane-Medina, Roberta Adorni, Patrizia Steca, Anna Giardini, Marco D’Addario and Antonia Pierobon
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:18
  5. The EQ-5D-5L and 15D are generic preference-accompanied health status measures with similar dimensions. In this study, we aim to compare the measurement properties of the EQ-5D-5L and 15D descriptive systems a...

    Authors: Anna Nikl, Mathieu F. Janssen, Valentin Brodszky and Fanni Rencz
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:17
  6. Authors: Amberly Brigden, Roxanne M Parslow, Daisy Gaunt, Simon M Collin, Andy Jones and Esther Crawley
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:16

    The original article was published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:202

  7. Patients with advanced cancer suffer significant decline of their psychological state. A rapid and reliable evaluation of this state is essential to detect and treat it and improve quality of life. The aim was...

    Authors: Adán Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Raquel Hernández, Patricia Cruz-Castellanos, Ana Fernández-Montes, Oscar Castillo-Trujillo, María M. Muñoz, Juana M. Cano-Cano, María J. Corral, Emilio Esteban, Paula Jiménez-Fonseca and Caterina Calderon
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:15
  8. Despite the advances in the treatment of HIV, people living with HIV (PLHIV) still experience impairment of health-related quality of life (HRQOL). The aim of the study was to explore factors associated with H...

    Authors: Vegard Skogen, Gudrun E. Rohde, Ranveig Langseth, Ole Rysstad, Tore Sørlie and Birgit Lie
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:14
  9. This paper presents a novel methodology for translation and cross-cultural adaptation of health-related quality-of-life patient-reported outcome measures, incorporating the Delphi method. Specifically, we desc...

    Authors: Catherine J. P. Teig, Malcolm J. Bond, Margreth Grotle, Møyfrid Kjøllesdal, Susan Saga, Milada S. Cvancarova, Marie A. Ellström Engh and Angelita Martini
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:13
  10. Quality of life (QoL) of people with dementia (PwD) is an important indicator of quality of care. Studying the impact of acute hospital settings on PwD’s QoL requires assessment instruments that consider envir...

    Authors: Daniel Lüdecke, Martin Nikolaus Dichter, Stefan Nickel and Christopher Kofahl
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:12
  11. Prostate cancer (PCa) and obesity are two ever-increasing public health issues that can independently impair the quality of life (QOL) of affected patients. Our objective was to evaluate the impact of overweig...

    Authors: Léonard Depotte, Maryline Caroux, Joseph Gligorov, Florence Canouï-Poitrine, Yazid Belkacemi, Alexandre De La Taille, Christophe Tournigand and Emmanuelle Kempf
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:11
  12. Childhood cancer negatively impacts a child's physical, mental, and behavioural health and significantly affects their health-related quality of life. The Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core S...

    Authors: Tenaw Gualu Melesse, Janita Pak Chun Chau, William Ho Cheung Li, Kai Chow Choi, Mulugeta Ayalew Yimer and Abdulkadir Mohamed Said Gidey
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:10
  13. The Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Cognitive Function (FACT-Cog) evaluates perceived cognitive functioning and their impact on quality of life. This study was designed to evaluate the factors associat...

    Authors: Mariam Hassan, Zainab Barakat, Youssef Fares and Linda Abou-Abbas
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:9
  14. There is increasing interest in the validation of pediatric preference-based health-related quality of life measurement instruments. It is critical that children with various degrees of health-related quality ...

    Authors: Xiuqin Xiong, Kim Dalziel, Li Huang, Brendan Mulhern and Natalie Carvalho
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:8
  15. The stroke-specific quality of life 2.0 (SSQOL 2.0) scale is a valid, reliable instrument which has been widely used as a patients reported outcome measure among stroke survivors. However, the SSQOL scale has ...

    Authors: Dechasa Imiru Wayessa, Mulugeta Bayisa Chala, Solomon Fasika Demissie, Abey Bekele Abebe, Balamurugan Janakiraman, Sisay Deme and Moges Gashaw
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:7
  16. Subjectively assessing health related quality of life (HRQoL) in children and adolescents is increasingly important in the public health field. One valid and widely used generic HRQoL instrument is the KIDSCRE...

    Authors: Eva-Grethe Befus, Sølvi Helseth, Eirin Mølland, Thomas Westergren, Liv Fegran and Kristin Haraldstad
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:6
  17. Comorbid mental health conditions are common in people with epilepsy and have a significant negative impact on important epilepsy outcomes, although the evidence is mostly from high-income countries. This syst...

    Authors: Ruth Tsigebrhan, Andualem Derese, Symon M. Kariuki, Abebaw Fekadu, Girmay Medhin, Charles R. Newton, Martin J. Prince and Charlotte Hanlon
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:5
  18. In clinical studies, the EQ-5D-5L is often employed with disease-specific health-related quality of life instruments. The questions in the former are more general than the latter; however, it is known that res...

    Authors: Shoki Izumi, Yasuhiro Hagiwara, Yutaka Matsuyama, Takeru Shiroiwa, Naruto Taira, Takuya Kawahara, Keiko Konomura, Shinichi Noto, Takashi Fukuda and Kojiro Shimozuma
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:3
  19. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are recommended for assessing patient-centered outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The main aims were to assess the level of participation in an electronic P...

    Authors: Daniel Deutscher, Clara Weil, Gabriel Chodick, Sveta Tsukinovsky, Keith Bodger, Matti Waterman and Revital Kariv
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:2
  20. Preference heterogeneity in health valuation has become a topic of greater discussion among health technology assessment agencies. To better understand heterogeneity within a national population, valuation stu...

    Authors: Suzana Karim, Benjamin Matthew Craig, Romina Arely Tejada and Federico Augustovski
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:1
  21. Quality of Life (QoL) of bladder cancer patients has been largely neglected. This is partly due to the lack of well-validated QoL questionnaires. The aim of this study is to examine the structural validity, re...

    Authors: T. M. Ripping, E. Rammant, J. A. Witjes, N. K. Aaronson, M. van Hemelrijck, L. M. C. van Hoogstraten, L. A. Kiemeney and K. K. H. Aben
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:171
  22. Fatigue is a common symptom in hospitalized and non-hospitalized patients recovering from COVID-19, but no fatigue measurement scales or questions have been validated in these populations. The objective of thi...

    Authors: Hiten Naik, Selena Shao, Karen C. Tran, Alyson W. Wong, James A. Russell, Esther Khor, Luis Nacul, R. Jane McKay, Christopher Carlsten, Christopher J. Ryerson and Adeera Levin
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:170
  23. An increasing number of postmenopausal women are diagnosed with breast cancer at an older age (≥ 70 years). There is a lack of synthesised health utility data to support decision-making for managing breast can...

    Authors: Yubo Wang, Sean P. Gavan, Douglas Steinke, Kwok-Leung Cheung and Li-Chia Chen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:169
  24. Esophageal cancer patients can experience co-occurring, related symptoms labeled symptom clusters. This study aimed to identify symptom clusters and explore which SCs independently affect the quality of life (...

    Authors: Yanli Wang, Zhongfei Xie, Yuxia Liu, Jianing Wang, Zhijun Liu and Sihan Li
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:168
  25. The study aims to elicit a value set based on the EQ-VT for the EQ-5D-5L that can be used to support decision-making in Sweden.

    Authors: Sun Sun, Ling-Hsiang Chuang, Klas-Göran Sahlén, Lars Lindholm and Fredrik Norström
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:167
  26. HRQoL is an indicator of individuals’ perception of their overall health, including social and environmental aspects. As a multidimensional concept, HRQoL can be influenced by a multitude of factors. Studies o...

    Authors: Flaka Siqeca, Olivia Yip, Maria José Mendieta, Matthias Schwenkglenks, Andreas Zeller, Sabina De Geest, Franziska Zúñiga, Samuel Stenz, Matthias Briel, Carlos Quinto, Eva Blozik, Mieke Deschodt, Katrina Obas and Suzanne Dhaini
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:166
  27. The Iraqi state used chemical warfare agents (CWAs) like sulfur mustard (SM) in al-Anfal genocide in the present-day Kurdistan Region of Iraq. In addition to somatic injuries, exposure to CWAs causes biopsycho...

    Authors: Faraidoun Moradi, Fazil Moradi, Ying Li, Anna-Carin Olin and Bledar Daka
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:165
  28. Almost all traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) quality of life measures are non-preference-based measures (non-PBMs), which do not provide utilities for cost-utility analysis in pharmacoeconomic evaluation. Whe...

    Authors: Li Wang, Yuqiong Lu, Zhanjing Dai, Penghua Shi, Jiayi Xu, Feng Chang and Yun Lu
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:164
  29. The amount of empirical research on whether people in fact include health-related changes in leisure time into health state valuations is limited and the results are inconclusive. In this exploratory study, we...

    Authors: Andrea Icks, Simon Stöbel, Barbara Thorand, Rolf Holle, Michael Laxy, Michaela Schunk, Anja Neumann, Jürgen Wasem, Veronika Gontscharuk and Nadja Chernyak
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:163
  30. During the transitional phase from childhood to adulthood, adolescents encounter many changes and challenges. Stress is associated with reduced health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in adolescents and, thus, ...

    Authors: Erik Grasaas, Siv Skarstein, Hilde Timenes Mikkelsen, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen, Gudrun Rohde, Sølvi Helseth and Kristin Haraldstad
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:162
  31. Fatigue is emerging as a major public health problem that is highly associated with poor health-related quality of life and disability. Among adults, fatigue has become increasingly common because of workload ...

    Authors: Rıdvan M. Adın, Ali Naim Ceren, Yeliz Salcı, Ayla Fil Balkan, Kadriye Armutlu and Çiğdem Ayhan Kuru
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:161
  32. Comprehensive and interdisciplinary measurement of rehabilitation outcome is an essential part of the assessment and prognosis of a patient. Thus, this requires substantial contributions from the patient, thei...

    Authors: Muhammed Rashid, Sandeep Padantaya Harish, Jerin Mathew, Akshaiya Kalidas and Kavitha Raja
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:160
  33. Quality of Life-Aged Care Consumers (QOL-ACC) is a new older-person-specific quality of life instrument designed for application in quality assessment and economic evaluation in aged care. The QOL-ACC was desi...

    Authors: J Khadka, C Hutchinson, R Milte, J Cleland, A Muller, N Bowes and J Ratcliffe
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:159
  34. For many adults, their role as a parent is a vital part of their life that may influence their health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and vary with the age of their child. The aim of the present study was to d...

    Authors: Gudrun Rohde, Sølvi Helseth, Siv Skarstein, Milada Småstuen, Hilde E. T. Mikkelsen and Kristin Haraldstad
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:158
  35. The previous study showed that the Mandarin Tinnitus Questionnaire (MTQ) has satisfactory reliability and validity. We have also completed the classification of the severity of tinnitus based on MTQ scores. In...

    Authors: Hailing Gu, Cong Diao, Jiatong Tang, Bo Yang, Jinfeng Ji, Mengyun Zhou and Zhaoli Meng
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:157
  36. This study aimed to undertake linguistic validation and assess the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Audit of Diabetes-Dependent Quality of Life (IR-ADDQoL) questionnaire in Iranian patient...

    Authors: Zeinab Ghazanfari, Mohammad Mehdi Naghizadeh, Marzieh Hadavi, Fatemeh Naghizadeh Moghari and Ali Montazeri
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:156
  37. To translate and validate the psychometric characteristics of a Turkish version of the Obstetric Quality-of-Recovery score 11 tool used to measure post-cesarean delivery recovery in Turkish-speaking patients.

    Authors: Gökhan Ozkan, Umut Kara, Mehmet Emin Ince, Ozhan Ozdemir, Mustafa Ulubay and Serkan Senkal
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:155
  38. Quality of Life (QoL) in elderly cancer patients is a topic that has been little explored. This systematic review aims to identify, assess, and report the literature on QoL in home-dwelling cancer patients age...

    Authors: Inger Helen Hardeland Hjelmeland, Jorunn Drageset, Øyvind Nordvik and Elisabeth Grov Beisland
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:154
  39. Lifestyle self-management as an intervention for people living with multiple sclerosis (plwMS) is an emerging area of research. Previous reviews have highlighted a need to systematically identify effective sel...

    Authors: Olivia C. Wills and Yasmine C. Probst
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:153
  40. Self-reported time-use in relation to health-related quality of life (HRQoL) has been widely studied, yet less is known about the directionality of the association and how it compares across genders when contr...

    Authors: Laura Altweck, Samuel Tomczyk and Silke Schmidt
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:151
  41. Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is an important clinical outcome in Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and is considered as a relevant indicator of treatment success. While a better understanding of the factors...

    Authors: Najlaa Lahbairi, Alice Laniepce, Shailendra Segobin, Nicolas Cabé, Céline Boudehent, François Vabret, Géraldine Rauchs and Anne-Lise Pitel
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:149
  42. Quality of life is considered the most overarching psychosocial adaptation outcome following the rehabilitation of persons with spinal cord injury. Literature suggests that the quality of life of persons with ...

    Authors: Muna Bhattarai, Susan Miller Smedema, William T. Hoyt and Malachy Bishop
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:148
  43. Preeclampsia affects the health of the mother and the fetus during pregnancy and childbirth. To date, little is known about the impact of preeclampsia on postpartum health-related to quality of life (HRQoL) in...

    Authors: Birhanu Jikamo, Mulat Adefris, Telake Azale and Kassahun Alemu
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:147
  44. In South Korea, the number of living-donor liver transplantations in 2019 was 1,188. Living liver donors (LLDs) undergo surgery and the postoperative recovery process for altruistic purposes. This study explor...

    Authors: Ye Sol Lee, Chin Kang Koh, Nam-Joon Yi, Kyung-Suk Suh and Kwang-Woong Lee
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:146
  45. Patient empowerment is associated with improvements in different patient-reported and clinical outcomes. However, despite being widely researched, high quality and theoretically substantiated disease-generic m...

    Authors: Mariela Acuña Mora, Koen Raymaekers, Liesbet Van Bulck, Eva Goossens, Koen Luyckx, Adrienne H. Kovacs, Brith Andresen, Ju Ryoung Moon, Alexander Van De Bruaene, Jessica Rassart and Philip Moons
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:145
  46. Quarantine is the first response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Restricting daily life can cause several problems. This study aimed to measure the impact of the COVID-19 quarantine on health-related quality of life...

    Authors: Hye-Young Kwon, Yongjoo Kim, Seung-Young Lee and Chang-Bo Kim
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:144

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