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한국 성인 기관지천식 환자의 삶의 질 평가를 위한 설문의 유용성 평가를 위한 다기관 연구

Other Titles
 Multi - center study for the utilization of quality of life questionnaire for adult Korean asthmatics ( QLQAKA ) 
Authors
 박중원  ;  조유숙  ;  이순영  ;  남동호  ;  김윤근  ;  김동기  ;  손지웅  ;  박재경  ;  지영구  ;  조영주  ;  윤호주  ;  김미경  ;  박해심  ;  최병휘  ;  최인선  ;  박춘식  ;  민경업  ;  문희범  ;  박성학  ;  이양근  ;  김능수  ;  홍천수 
Citation
 Journal of Asthma, Allergy and Clinical Immunology (천식 및 알레르기), Vol.20(3) : 467-479, 2000 
Journal Title
 Journal of Asthma, Allergy and Clinical Immunology (천식 및 알레르기) 
ISSN
 1226-8739 
Issue Date
2000
Keywords
Asthma ; Quality of life Questionnaire ; QLQAKA
Abstract
Background: and objective : Assessment of quality of life (QOL) of patients with chronic illness requires reasonable tools which reflect the patients' cultural and behavioral properties. We developed the quality of life questionnaire for adult Korean asthmatics (QLQAKA) on the basis of the Korean life style and evaluated its reliability and validity. Methods : The QLQAKA consisted of four domains: symptoms (six items), daily activity (five items), emotion (three items) and reaction to environmental stimuli (three items). Patients answered each item according to a five-response scale. The reproducibility and validity of the questionnaire was estimated from the responses of 244 patients who visited the clinics in 15 institutes within a 2-week interval. Results : Items with the most frequent complaints were dyspnea (87%), difficulty in sputum discharge or throat clearing (87%), limitation in strenuous activity (84%) and coughing (82.4%). The QLQAKA reflected the changes of patients' status very well. The value of minimal important differences, such as the clinically significant minimal change in the QOL score, was 0.5. The questionnaire was also highly reproducible with the value of intraclass correlation coefficiency and intraclass standard deviation as 0.940 (p<0.001) and 0.180, respectively. The changes of mean total QLQAKA score correlated weakly with the changes of FEV> and PEFR values. Conclusion: The adult version of QLQAKA was valid and may be a reproducible tool for evaluating and monitoring Korean adult asthma patients.
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Yonsei Authors
Park, Jung Won(박중원) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0249-8749
Hong, Chein Soo(홍천수)
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/172505
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