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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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Chinese for China:
Liu J, Zhu Y, Qu B. Reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the Medical Outcomes Study HIV Health Survey (MOS-HIV) in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in China. PLoS One. 2018 Jul 25;13(7):e0201177 (Full text article)
Chinese for Taiwan:
Hsiung PC, Fang CT, Lee KL, Sheng WH, Wu CY, Wang JD, Yao G. Validation of the medical outcomes study HIV (MOS-HIV) health survey among HIV-infected patients in Taiwan. Qual Life Res. 2011 Mar;20(2):281-6 (PubMed abstract)
Chinese and English for Singapore:
Paton NI, Chapman CA, Chan SP, Tan KM, Leo YS, Aboulhab J, Soh CH. Validation of the Medical Outcomes Study HIV Health Survey as a measure of quality of life in HIV-infected patients in Singapore. Int J STD AIDS. 2002 Jul;13(7):456-61 (PubMed abstract)
French, German, Italian, Dutch, and UK English:
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 (PubMed abstract)
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
Shim EJ, Ha H, Lee SH, Kim NJ, Kim ES, Bang JH, Song KH, Sohn BK, Park HY, Son KL, Hwang H, Lee KM, Hahm BJ. Psychometric properties of the Korean version of the medical outcomes study HIV health survey: results from a multicenter survey in Korea. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2018 May 15;16(1):92 (Full text article)
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 (PubMed abstract)
Spanish for Mexico:
Peña de León E, Aguilar Gaytán SS, Suárez Mendoza AA, Reyes Terán G. Validación mexicana de la escala MOS-HIV de calidad de vida en pacientes infectados por el VIH [A validation of the MOS-HIV quality of life measure in HIV-infected patients in Mexico]. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2007 May;21(5):313-9. Spanish (PubMed abstract)
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 (PubMed abstract)