To compare the measurement properties over time of five generic health status assessment techniques.
Five health status measures were completed on two occasions hy a sample of workers with musculoskeletal disorders.
They included the SF-36, Nottingham Health Profile Health Status Section of the Ontario Health Survey (OHS), Duke Health Profile, the Sickness Impact Profile and a self-report of change in health betwween tests.
Subjects were accrued from a work site (within one week of injury) (n=53), physiotherapy clinics (four weeks after injury), (n=34), and a tertiary level rehabilitation center (more than four weeks after injury) (n=40).
Analysis : Intraclass correlation coefficients (ICC) derived from nonparametric one-way analysis of variance were used for test-retest reliability in those who had not changed (n=49).
Various responsiveness statistics were used to evaluate responsiveness in those who claimed they had a positive change in health (n=45) and in those who would have been expected to have a positive change (n=79).
Of the 127 subjects recruited, 114 completed both questionnaires (89.8%) In the subjects who reported no change in health, analysis of targeted dimensions (overall scores physical function, and pain) demonstrated acceptahle to excellent test-retest reliability in all hut the Duke Health Profile. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Echelle évaluation, Méthode étude, Santé, Evaluation performance, Psychométrie, Etude comparative, Qualité vie, Fidélité test, Médecine travail
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Evaluation scale, Investigation method, Health, Performance evaluation, Psychometrics, Comparative study, Quality of life, Test reliability, Occupational medicine
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Cote : 97-0259595
Code Inist : 002B30A01A1. Création : 11/06/1997.