Cross-cultural Adaptation of Survey Instruments
The CAHPS® Experience
Published in: Seventh Conference on Health Survey Research Methods / Edited by Marcie L. Lynamon and Richard A. Kulka (Hyattsville, Maryland: DHHS Publication, 2001), no. (PHS) 01-1013, p. 75-81
Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2000
This paper provides recommendations for the cross-cultural adaptation of survey instruments and illustrates with examples of what is being done in the Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study (CAHPS®).