Construct Validity of MOS Health Measures

Published in: Measuring Functioning and Well-Being: The Medical Outcomes Study Approach / edited by Anita L. Stewart and John E. Ware, Jr., (Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1992), Ch. 19, p. 325-342

Posted on on January 01, 1992

by Ron D. Hays, Anita Stewart

The construct validity of a set of nineteen of the most direct measures of health was examined in terms of the interrelationships among the health measures and their relationships to selected validity measures.

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