Reliability and validity of the Thai “Global Person Generated Index”, an individualised measure of quality of life

Faith Martin, Karen Rodham, Laura Camfield, Danny Ruta

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Abstract

The “Global Person Generated Index” (GPGI) is an individualised measure of global quality of life (QoL). Individualised measures have been used within a health context, however until recently have been rarely used to explore global QoL. This paper establishes the GPGI’s validity and reliability in Thailand. Data were collected from participants in two sites in Northeast Thailand. Participants completed the Thai GPGI, the “Satisfaction with Life Scale”(SWLS), a modified “Positive and Negative Affect Scale” (PANAS) and provided demographic data. 81 participants provided data at T1. 70 participants completed data for test-retest (two week interval) reliability comparisons. Test-retest reliability correlation was 0.678 (p 
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-232
Number of pages14
JournalApplied Research in Quality of Life
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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