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


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.