Impact of Question Wording on the Measurement of Activity Limitation: Evidence From a Randomized Test in France.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

Peer reviewed scientific article




OBJECTIVE: The Global Activity Limitation Indicator (GALI), a single question measuring disability, had been introduced in various European surveys since 2004. The complexity of its wording has been questioned. Our study compares alternative variants aiming to simplify the wording.METHOD: We used the Health-Related Opinion Survey run in 2014 in France (N = 3,009). Its split sample design allows testing four variants of the questions. We analyzed the prevalence of activity limitation (AL) resulting from the four different constructs of the GALI using multinomial logistic regressions, adjuste…

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