Qual Life Res (2018) 27:273–290 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-017-1690-6 REVIEW Psychometric validation of the SF-36 Health Survey in ulcerative colitis: results from a systematic literature review 1 1 2 1 • • • • Aaron Yarlas Martha Bayliss Joseph C. Cappelleri Stephen Maher 2 3 4 2 • • • Andrew G. Bushmakin Lea Ann Chen Alireza Manuchehri Paul Healey Accepted: 19 August 2017 / Published online: 28 August 2017 Springer International Publishing AG 2017 Abstract SF-36 scores between subgroups of patients when classi- Purpose To conduct a systematic literature review of the ﬁed by disease activity (i.e., active versus inactive), reliability, construct validity, and responsiveness of the SF- symptom status, and comorbidity status. Responsiveness 36 Health Survey (SF-36) in patients with ulcerative was supported by ﬁndings of clinically meaningful changes colitis (UC). in SF-36 scores following treatment in non-comparative Methods We performed a systematic search of electronic trials, and by meaningfully larger improvements in SF-36 medical databases to identify published peer-reviewed scores in treatment arms relative to controls in randomized studies which reported scores from the eight scales and/or controlled trials. The sole study of SF-36 reliability found two summary measures of the SF-36 collected from adult evidence supporting internal consistency
Quality of Life Research – Springer Journals
Published: Aug 28, 2017
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