Qual Life Res (2018) 27:423–436 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-017-1694-2 Assessing reserve-building pursuits and person characteristics: psychometric validation of the Reserve-Building Measure 1,2 3 1 4 • • • • Carolyn E. Schwartz Wesley Michael Jie Zhang Bruce D. Rapkin Mirjam A. G. Sprangers Accepted: 24 August 2017 / Published online: 6 September 2017 Springer International Publishing AG 2017 Abstract measuring current reserve-building activities (Active in the Aims A growing body of research suggests that regularly World, Games, Outdoors, Creative, Religious/Spiritual, engaging in stimulating activities across multiple Exercise, Inner Life, Shopping/Cooking, Passive Media domains—physical, cultural, intellectual, communal, and Consumption,), past reserve-building activities (Childhood spiritual—builds resilience. This project investigated the Activities, Achievement), and reserve-related person-fac- psychometric characteristics of the DeltaQuest Reserve- tors (Perseverance, Current and Past Social Support, and Building Measure for use in prospective research. Work Value). Test–retest stability (n = 101) was moder- Methods The study included Rare Patient Voice panel ately high for 11 of 15 subscales (ICC range 0.78–0.99); participants. The web-based survey included the Reserve- four were below 0.59 indicating a need for further reﬁne- Building Measure with one-week re-test, measures of ment. IRT analyses supported the item functioning of all quality of life (QOL) and well-being (PROMIS General
Quality of Life Research – Springer Journals
Published: Sep 6, 2017
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