Bibliography for the RAND Medical Outcomes Study 20-Item Short Form Survey (SF-20)

  • Davies, A. R., Sherbourne, C. D., Peterson, J. R. and Ware, J. E. 1988. Scoring manual: Adult health status and patient satisfaction measures used in RAND's Health Insurance Experiment. N-2190-HHS. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation.
  • Davies, A. R., and Ware, J. E. 1981. Measuring health perceptions in the Health Insurance Experiment. R-2711-HHS. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation.
  • Stewart, A. L., Sherbourne, C., Hays, R. D., et al. 1992. Measuring Functioning and Well-Being: The Medical Outcomes Study approach. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
  • Stewart, A. L., Ware, J. E., and Brook, R. H. 1978. Conceptualization and measurement of health for adults in the Health Insurance Study: Vol. 2, Physical health in terms of functioning. R-1987/2-HEW. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation.
  • Stewart, A. L., Ware, J. E., and Brook, R. H. 1981. "Advances in the measurement of functional status: Construction of aggregate indexes." Medical Care 19:473-88.
  • Stewart, A. L., Ware, J. E., and Brook, R. H. 1982. Construction and scoring of aggregate functional status measures: Vol. 1. R2551-1-HHS. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation.
  • Stewart, A. L., Hays, R. D., & Ware, J. E. (1988). The MOS short-form general health survey: Reliability and validity in a patient population. Medical Care, 26, 724-735.
  • Veit, C. T., & Ware, J. E. 1983. "The structure of psychological distress and well-being in general populations". Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 51, 730-742.
  • Ware, J. E. 1976. "Scales for measuring general health perceptions." Health Services Research 11:396-415.
  • Ware, J. E. 1987. "Standards for validating health measures: Definition and content." Journal of Chronic Disease 40:473-80.
  • Ware, J. E., and Karmos, A. H. 1976. "Scales for measuring general health perceptions." Health Services Research 11:396-415.
  • Ware, J. E., Sherbourne, C. D., & Davies, A. R.  (1992). Developing and testing the MOS 20-item short-form health survey: A general population application.  In A. L. Stewart & J. E. Ware (eds.), Measuring functioning and well-being: The Medical Outcomes Study approach (pp. 277-290), Durham, NC: Duke University Press.