The Italian MacNew heart disease health-related quality of life questionnaire: a validation study

Francesco Fattirolli, Niccolò Marchionni, Stefan Höfer, Pantaleo Giannuzzi, Elisabetta Angelino, Paolo Fioretti, Daniela Miani, Neil Oldridge

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Abstract

Patient-centered treatment outcomes such as health-related quality of life are recommended in clinical care and research studies. Health-related quality of life questionnaires need to be validated in the language of the target population. The reliability and validity of the Italian version of the MacNew Questionnaire was determined in patients with angina, myocardial infarction, or ischemic heart failure. Sociodemographic and clinical data were collected on 298 patients [angina, n = 88; MI, n = 106; heart failure, n = 104; mean age, 64.8 (±10.6) years] at three centers in Italy. MacNew mean scores were higher (p 

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)359-368
Number of pages10
JournalInternal and Emergency Medicine
Volume10
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2015

Keywords

  • Angina
  • Health-related quality of life
  • Heart failure
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Validity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

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