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  1. EQ-5D is widely used for valuing changes in quality of life for economic evaluation of interventions for people with dementia. There are concerns about EQ-5D-3L in terms of content validity, poor inter-rater a...

    Authors: Anju D. Keetharuth, Hannah Hussain, Donna Rowen and Allan Wailoo
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:139
  2. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of health literacy to make informed preventive decisions. A specific COVID-19 health literacy questionnaire (CHL-Q) is included in the COVID-19 Snapshot Mon...

    Authors: María Falcón, Carmen Rodríguez-Blázquez, Martina Fernández-Gutiérrez, María Romay-Barja, Pilar Bas-Sarmiento and Maria João Forjaz
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:138
  3. Information on HRQOL can enhance patient diagnosis and management but it is rarely available in routine clinical practice. This mixed-method study evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of the electronic ...

    Authors: Amy Pui Pui Ng, Kiki Sze Nga Liu, Will Ho Gi Cheng, Carlos King Ho Wong, John King Yiu Cheng, Joyce Sau Mei Lam, Calvin Kalun Or, Emily Tsui Yee Tse and Cindy Lo Kuen Lam
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:137
  4. Preterm birth with very low birth weight (VLBW, birth weight < 1500 g) is associated with health problems later in life. How VLBW individuals perceive their physical and mental health-related quality of life (...

    Authors: Elias Kjølseth Berdal, Arnt Erik Karlsen Wollum, Ingrid Marie Husby Hollund, Johanne Marie Iversen, Eero Kajantie and Kari Anne I. Evensen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:136
  5. There is an international public health interest in sustainable environments that promote human wellbeing. An individual’s bond to places, understood as place attachment (PA), is an important factor for qualit...

    Authors: Jan Georg Friesinger, Siri Håvås Haugland and John-Kåre Vederhus
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:135
  6. The objective of this study was to compare the measurement properties of the US EQ-5D-3L, EQ-5D-5L, and -5L to -3L crosswalk value sets (3L; 5L; 5L > 3L) across the spectrum of health.

    Authors: Ruixuan Jiang, Kim Rand, Maja Kuharic and A. Simon Pickard
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:134
  7. Studies on outcomes mapping Quality of Life (QoL) as patient-reported outcome over a longer period in severe psychotic disorders are scarce. However, such data would be particularly important for structuring, ...

    Authors: Anja Christine Rohenkohl, Anne Daubmann, Jürgen Gallinat, Anne Karow, Vivien Kraft, Friederike Rühl, Daniel Schöttle, Martin Lambert and Romy Schröter
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:133
  8. The EQ-5D index often fails to detect the effect of ophthalmic diseases and sight loss. Investigating predictors of individual EQ-5D health dimensions might reveal the underlying reasons. The aim of this study...

    Authors: Antonio Filipe Macedo, Amanda Hellström, Robert Massof, Hanna Tuvesson, Mikael Rask, Pedro Lima Ramos, Jalal Safipour, Ina Marteinsdottir, Evalill Nilsson, Cecilia Fagerström and Kristofer Årestedt
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:132
  9. We compared measurement properties of 5-point and 11-point response formats for the orofacial esthetic scale (OES) items to determine whether collapsing the format would degrade OES score precision.

    Authors: Swaha Pattanaik, Mike T. John, Seungwon Chung and San Keller
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:131
  10. Chronic viral hepatitis is a major global public health problem. The guidelines suggest the long-term performance of regular ongoing liver examinations to monitor liver inflammation and screen for hepatocellul...

    Authors: Wei-Chih Su, Tsung-Tai Chen, Sien-Sing Yang, Ling-Na Shih, Chih-Kuang Liu, Chia-Chi Wang and Chien-Hsien Wu
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:130
  11. To make efficient use of available resources, decision-makers in healthcare may assess the costs and (health) benefits of health interventions. For interventions aimed at improving mental health capturing the ...

    Authors: Joost J. Enzing, Frédérique C. W. van Krugten, Iryna Sabat, Sebastian Neumann-Böhme, Bert Boer, Saskia Knies and Werner B. F. Brouwer
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:129
  12. As a precarious clinical condition and a public health problem, heart failure (HF) is associated with a significant burden of morbidity, mortality, and health care costs. As almost all of the published researc...

    Authors: Muslet Alharbi, Fahad Alharbi, Abdullah AlTuwayjiri, Yaqoub Alharbi, Yazeed Alhofair, Ahmed Alanazi, Faisal AlJlajle, Rehana Khalil and Osama Al-Wutayd
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:128
  13. Measuring health-related diet and exercise self-efficacy is an important first step in improving healthy behaviors and health outcomes. However, we did not find a self-efficacy measurement in Chinese that is s...

    Authors: Xia Mao, Xuefang Zeng, Qinyi Zhong and Jia Guo
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:127
  14. Patients’ experiences, feelings, and perceptions play key roles in quality of life and dental care quality, but they are poorly understood in periodontal disease. Therefore, this meta-synthesis aimed to gain d...

    Authors: Jun Yin, Yan Li, Mingyu Feng and Li Li
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:126
  15. The empirical basis for a quantitative assessment of the disease burden imposed by long-COVID is currently scant. We aimed to inform the disease burden caused by long-COVID in Japan.

    Authors: Shinya Tsuzuki, Yusuke Miyazato, Mari Terada, Shinichiro Morioka, Norio Ohmagari and Philippe Beutels
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:125
  16. There is limited information about the population characteristics and adverse health outcomes of older cancer patients in China. This study aimed to describe the prevalence of frailty and examine the associati...

    Authors: Mingzhu Su, Nengliang Yao, Meimei Shang, Yuzhen Shen, Tingting Qin, Jialin Wang and Xiaojie Sun
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:124
  17. Increased knowledge about factors that can impact changes in adolescents’ health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is needed. The present study aimed to investigate possible HRQOL changes in adolescents at 14 an...

    Authors: Hilde Timenes Mikkelsen, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen, Kristin Haraldstad, Sølvi Helseth, Siv Skarstein and Gudrun Rohde
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:123
  18. In recent years, more importance is being given to the assessment of quality of life (QoL) among diabetic patients as a measure of their health and the goal of all health interventions. Other studies have repo...

    Authors: Jean Paul Uwizihiwe, Charilaos Lygidakis, Michela Bia, Damas Dukundane, Brenda Asiimwe-Kateera, Sabin Nsanzimana, Claus Vögele and Per Kallestrup
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:122
  19. Socioeconomic status is a key predictor of lifetime health: poorer people can expect to live shorter lives with lower average health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) than richer people. In this study, we aimed ...

    Authors: Paul Schneider, James Love-Koh, Simon McNamara, Tim Doran and Nils Gutacker
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:121
  20. Insulin pump therapy represents an alternative to multiple daily injections and can improve glycemic control and quality of life (QoL) in Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) patients. We aimed to explore the diffe...

    Authors: Lilian Tzivian, Jelizaveta Sokolovska, Anna E. Grike, Agate Kalcenaua, Abraham Seidmann, Arriel Benis, Martins Mednis, Ieva Danovska, Ugis Berzins, Arnolds Bogdanovs and Emil Syundyukov
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:120
  21. HIV-related stigma is associated with poor quality of life and poor healthcare-seeking behaviours in young people living with HIV (YPLHIV) and young people affected by HIV (YPAHIV). India has an estimated 120,...

    Authors: Ivan Marbaniang, Rohidas Borse, Shashikala Sangle, Aarti Kinikar, Amol Chavan, Smita Nimkar, Nishi Suryavanshi and Vidya Mave
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:119
  22. Sickle cell disease is an inherited chronic hematological disorder with an average lifespan of fifty years. The human cost of sickle cell disease includes missed school days, occupational opportunities, social...

    Authors: Aisha A. K. Bruce, Gregory M. T. Guilcher, Sunil Desai, Tony H. Truong, Michael Leaker, Dominic A. Alaazi, Sasia J. V. Pedersen and Bukola Salami
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:118
  23. Oral health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate oral health decisions. However, sci...

    Authors: Sofia Rafaela Maito Velasco, Caroline Moraes Moriyama, Marcelo Bonecker, Luciane Butini, Jenny Abanto and José Leopoldo Ferreira Antunes
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:117
  24. Patients who suffered from ankylosing spondylitis (AS) or non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) often have poor quality of life (QoL) and there has been a substantial increase in research on acce...

    Authors: Qian He, Jing Luo, Jiaqi Chen, Jianying Yang, Chuanhui Yao, Caiqin Xu and Qingwen Tao
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:116
  25. Authors: Maren Schick, Ariane Germeyer, Bettina Böttcher, Stephanie Hecht, Magdalena Geiser, Sabine Rösner, Monika Eckstein, Kilian Vomstein, Bettina Toth, Thomas Strowitzki, Tewes Wischmann and Beate Ditzen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:115

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  26. Cognitive impairment is common in first-episode psychosis patients and often associated with poor quality of life and functional impairment. However, most literature on this association is from high income cou...

    Authors: Emmanuel K. Mwesiga, Andrew S. Ssemata, Joy Gumikiriza, Angel Nanteza, Anne Jacqueline Nakitende, Juliet Nakku, Dickens Akena and Noeline Nakasujja
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:113
  27. To study development trajectories to 34 years of age of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and subjective health complaints in extremely preterm (EP) born subjects with and without disability, and to compa...

    Authors: Merete Røineland Benestad, Jorunn Drageset, Geir Egil Eide, Maria Vollsæter, Thomas Halvorsen and Bente Johanne Vederhus
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:112
  28. We aimed to create a standardized cross-cultural adaptation of the simplified Chinese version of VISA-A, test its reliability and validity and conduct exploratory factor analysis on the correlation between items.

    Authors: Xiaoxian Tu, Zhiyuan Tu, Wei Lin and Zhe Wu
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:111
  29. The Child Perception questionnaire 11–14 (CPQ 11–14) is an efficient tool for assessment of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). This questionnaire has been briefed to 16 items (CPQ11–14 ISF-16) to fa...

    Authors: Tahereh Baherimoghadam, Shahram Hamedani, Navid Naseri and Alireza Ghafoori
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:110
  30. Drug abuse has many negative effects not only on individuals but also on society. Nowadays, researchers pay a lot of attention to quality of life of drug addicts. However, there are few scales available to mea...

    Authors: Zilin Ma, Yuxi Liu, Chonghua Wan, Jianming Jiang, Xiaomei Li and Ying Zhang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:109
  31. Interpretation of health-related quality of life (QOL) outcomes requires improved methods to control for the effects of multiple chronic conditions (MCC). This study systematically compared legacy and improved...

    Authors: Mindy L. McEntee, Barbara Gandek and John E. Ware
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:108
  32. To identify instruments used to measure parents’ Quality of Life (QoL) during pregnancy and the postpartum period, and to describe their characteristics and psychometric properties.

    Authors: Malene Brekke, Rigmor C. Berg, Amin Amro, Kari Glavin and Trude Haugland
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:107
  33. Due to limited capability to function in post-injury daily life injury, survivors need to be reliably assessed without need to commute more than necessary. The key action is to determine the level of functioni...

    Authors: Nasrin Shahedifar, Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani, Mohammad Asghari-Jafarabadi, Mostafa Farahbakhsh and Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:106
  34. For nearly a decade, value sets for the EQ-5D-Y were not available, reflecting challenges in valuing child HRQoL. A methodological research programme led to publication of a valuation protocol in 2020, which w...

    Authors: N. Devlin, T. Pan, S. Kreimeier, J. Verstraete, E. Stolk, K. Rand and M. Herdman
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:105
  35. Online longitudinal surveys may be subject to potential biases due to sample attrition. This study was designed to identify potential predictors of attrition using a longitudinal panel survey collected during ...

    Authors: Tianzhou Yu, Jiafan Chen, Ning Yan Gu, Joel W. Hay and Cynthia L. Gong
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:104
  36. Food-related quality of life is considerably impaired in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and should be widely measured in research and clinical practice. This study aims to translate the FR-QoL-...

    Authors: Nazlı Nur Aslan Çin, Kevin Whelan and Ayşe Özfer Özçelik
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:103
  37. The 12-item MOS Short-form Health Survey version 2 (SF-12v2) and the Veterans RAND 12-item Health Survey (VR-12) are generic health-related quality of life measures. They are fairly similar, but their differen...

    Authors: Daniel Y. T. Fong, Bobo K. Y. Chan, Sha Li, C. H. Wan and Lewis E. Kazis
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:102
  38. Some capability dimensions may be more important than others in determining someone’s well-being, and these preferences might be dependent on ill-health experience. This study aimed to explore the relative pre...

    Authors: Timea Mariann Helter, Alexander Kaltenboeck, Josef Baumgartner, Franz Mayrhofer, Georg Heinze, Andreas Sönnichsen, Johannes Wancata and Judit Simon
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:99
  39. Mapping the Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire (MLHFQ) to SF-6Dv2 in Chinese patients with chronic heart failure, and to obtain the health utility value for health economic assessment.

    Authors: Jianni Cong, Yanbo Zhu, Jinhang Du, Lin Lin, Yuan He, Qian Zhang, Tan Ooh Chye, Xiaoying Lv, Wenqiong Liu, Xinrui Wu, Fanghui Ma, Xinyuan Zhao, Yuqiong Li and Liqun Long
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:98
  40. Utility instruments are used to assess patients’ health-related quality of life for cost-utility analysis (CUA). However, for cancer patients, the dimensions of generic utility instruments may not capture all ...

    Authors: Helen McTaggart-Cowan, Madeleine T. King, Richard Norman, Daniel S. J. Costa, A. Simon Pickard, Rosalie Viney and Stuart J. Peacock
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:97
  41. SF-6Dv2, the latest version of SF-6D, has been developed recently, and its measurement properties remain to be evaluated and compared with the EQ-5D-5L. The aim of this study was to assess and compare the meas...

    Authors: Shitong Xie, Dingyao Wang, Jing Wu, Chunyu Liu and Wenchen Jiang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:96
  42. The PROMIS-57 is a commonly used self-reported instrument to solve the lack of generalizable and universal measures required to evaluate common symptoms and functions from patients’ perspectives. This study ai...

    Authors: Tingting Cai, Fulei Wu, Qingmei Huang, Chunfang Yu, Yang Yang, Feixia Ni and Changrong Yuan
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:95
  43. The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System 29-item Profile (PROMIS-29) has been widely used to measure health outcomes from the patient’s perspective. It has not been validated in adults with...

    Authors: Wanbing Huang, Qiansheng Wu, Yufen Zhang, Chong Tian, Haishan Huang, Sufang Huang, Yanrong Zhou, Jing He and Hui Wang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:94
  44. Data on health state utility in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) are few. This study estimated mean utility values by age, ambulatory status and over time, and investigated which aspects of health-related qua...

    Authors: Shelagh M. Szabo, Ivana F. Audhya, Basia Rogula, David Feeny and Katherine L. Gooch
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:93
  45. Previous studies have shown that patients with different lumbar spine diseases report different SF-36 profiles, but data on the stability of the SF-36 profiles are limited. The primary aim of the current study...

    Authors: Anders Joelson, Freyr Gauti Sigmundsson and Jan Karlsson
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:92
  46. Data on mental health improvement after cardiac rehabilitation (CR) are contradictory. The aim was to examine the mental and psycho-social health of patients admitted to our rehabilitation center following hos...

    Authors: Felix Angst, Raoul D. Giger, Susanne Lehmann, Peter S. Sandor, Peter Teuchmann and Adam Csordas
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:91
  47. The RAND-36 and RAND-12 (equivalent to versions 1 of the SF-36 Health Survey and SF-12 Health Survey, respectively) are widely used measures of health-related quality of life. However, there are diverging view...

    Authors: John Roger Andersen, Kyrre Breivik, Inger Elise Engelund, Marjolein M. Iversen, Jorunn Kirkeleit, Tone Merete Norekvål, Kjersti Oterhals and Anette Storesund
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:89

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