Journal article

Reliability of the Quality of Life Inventory-Disability Measure in Children with Intellectual Disability

Peter Jacoby, Amy Epstein, Rachel Kim, Nada Murphy, Helen Leonard, Katrina Williams, Dinah Reddihough, Andrew Whitehouse, Jenny Downs

JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To assess responsiveness and reproducibility using the estimates of test-retest reliability for the Quality of Life Inventory-Disability (QI-Disability), accounting for changes in child health and parental stress. METHOD: Quality of Life Inventory-Disability was administered twice over a 1-month period to a sample of 55 primary caregivers of children (aged 5-19 years) with intellectual disability. Caregivers also reported their child's physical and mental health and completed a 4-item Perceived Stress Scale to assess parental stress. Fixed-effects linear regression models examined responsiveness of QI-Disability to the reported change in child health and parental stress. Reliabili..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

Supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (No. 1103745). A. Whitehouse and H. Leonard are supported by a Senior Research Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council (Nos. 1077966, 1117105).