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Measuring quality of life

Robert J. Rogerson

Measuring quality of life

methodological issues and problems.

by Robert J. Rogerson

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Published by Glasgow Quality of Life Group and Applied Population Research Unit, Department of Geography, University of Glasgow in Glasgow .
Written in English


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SeriesAPRU discussion paper -- 89/2
ContributionsUniversity of Glasgow. Department of Geography. Applied Population Research Unit., Glasgow Quality of Life Group.
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Open LibraryOL20603468M

Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. This volume's purpose is to describe concepts and methods concerning assessment of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in children and adolescents with a special focus on chronic health conditions. Read the full book on: /how_lifeen How’s life in ? What makes for a good life? While the richness of human experience cannot be captured in numbers alone, it is important that the statistics shaping public policy reflect both people’s File Size: KB. Additional copies of Measuring the Quality of Health Care are available for sale from the. National Academy Press, Constitution Avenue, N.W., Box , Washington, DC Call () or () (in the Washington metropolitan area) or visit the NAP's on-line bookstore at


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