Qual Life Res (2018) 27:321–332 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-017-1671-9 The Minneapolis-Manchester Quality of Life Instrument: reliability and validity of the Adult Form in cancer survivors 1 2 1 3 • • • • Alysia Bosworth Elizabeth L. Goodman Eric Wu Liton Francisco 4 3 Leslie L. Robison Smita Bhatia Accepted: 26 July 2017 / Published online: 2 August 2017 Springer International Publishing AG 2017 Abstract groups validity (score comparisons across the three Purpose Childhood cancer survivors are at risk for deﬁcits groups). in health-related quality of life (HRQL) as they age. Youth Results Principal components analysis resulted in retention (8–12 years) and adolescent (13–20 years) versions of the of 44 items across six scales: social functioning, physical Minneapolis-Manchester Quality of Life Instrument functioning, cognitive functioning, outlook on life, body (MMQL) have been developed to address survivor-speciﬁc image, and psychological functioning. Internal consistency issues and are currently in use; the MMQL-Adult Form has (Cronbach’s a) was 0.80–0.90 for individual scales and now been developed to assess HRQL in childhood cancer 0.95 overall. Strong intraclass correlations (0.98 overall) survivors aged 21–55 years. indicated high stability. The MMQL-Adult Form distin- Methods The MMQL-Adult Form was administered to 499 guished between known groups; healthy controls scored
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