Toward Ensuring Health Equity: Readability and Cultural Equivalence of OMERACT Patient-reported Outcome Measures


Petkovic J., Epstein J., Buchbinder R., Welch V., Rader T., Lyddiatt A., ...More

JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.42, no.12, pp.2448-2459, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3899/jrheum.141168
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2448-2459
  • Keywords: HEALTH EQUITY, MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS, RHEUMATOLOGY, LITERACY, CULTURAL ADAPTATION, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, LITERACY LEVELS, ADAPTATION, TRANSLATION, INSTRUMENTS, GUIDELINES, PEOPLE

Abstract

Objective. The goal of the Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) 12 (2014) equity working group was to determine whether and how comprehensibility of patient-reported outcome measures (PROM) should be assessed, to ensure suitability for people with low literacy and differing cultures.