Is the content of the Chinese Quality of Life Instrument (ChQOL) really valid in the context of traditional Chinese medicine in Hong Kong?
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AbstractBackground: Content validity is crucial, in quality of life instrument development but there is very little literature on this in Chinese culture. The Chinese Quality of Life Instrument (ChQOL) was developed in Mainland China to capture the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) concepts specific to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The aim of this study was to evaluate the content validity of ChQOL in a Chinese population whose spoken dialect and health-care system are different from those of Mainland China to find out whether the instrument is generalizable.
All Author(s) ListWong W, Lam CLK, Leung KF, Zhao L
Journal nameComplementary Therapies in Medicine
Volume Number17
Issue Number1
Pages29 - 36
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsChinese; Chinese medicine; Content validity; Quality of life
Web of Science Subject CategoriesIntegrative & Complementary Medicine; INTEGRATIVE & COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE

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