Distributed by Mapi Research Trust
Distributed by Mapi Research Trust
The initial MOS-HIV developed in 1991 consisted of 30 items, then the instrument was expanded to 34 items. The final questionnaire consists of 35 items.
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Wu AW, Rubin HR, Mathews WC, Ware JE Jr, Brysk LT, Hardy WD, Bozzette SA, Spector SA, Richman DD. A health status questionnaire using 30 items from the Medical Outcomes Study. Preliminary validation in persons with early HIV infection. Med Care. 1991 Aug;29(8):786-98 (PubMed Abstract)
Wu AW, Revicki DA, Jacobson D, Malitz FE. Evidence for reliability, validity and usefulness of the Medical Outcomes Study HIV Health Survey (MOS-HIV). Qual Life Res. 1997 Aug;6(6):481-93 (PubMed Abstract)
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Bibliographic references of the translations:
Ichikawa M, Natpratan C. Quality of life among people living with HIV/AIDS in northern Thailand: MOS-HIV Health Survey. Qual Life Res. 2004 Apr;13(3):601-10
Mast TC, Kigozi G, Wabwire-Mangen F, Black R, Sewankambo N, Serwadda D, Gray R, Wawer M, Wu AW. Measuring quality of life among HIV-infected women using a culturally adapted questionnaire in Rakai district, Uganda. AIDS Care. 2004 Jan;16(1):81-94
Scott-Lennox JA, Wu AW, Boyer JG, Ware JE Jr. Reliability and validity of French, German, Italian, Dutch, and UK English translations of the Medical Outcomes Study HIV Health Survey. Med Care 1999;37:908-25
Zander KJ, Palitzsch M, Kirchberger I, Poppinger J, Jägel-Guedes E, Jäger H, von Steinbuchel N, Bullinger M. HIV-infektion und gesundheitsbezogene Lebensqualität: psychometrische prüfung der deutschsprachigen version de "MOS-HIV"-fragebogens zur therapieerfolgskontrolle. (HIV infection and health related quality of life: psychometric testing of the German version of the MOS-HIV questionnaire. AIDS-Forschung (AIFO) 1994;9:241-249