Awan, Masood Sarwar and Waqas, Muhammad and Aslam, Muhammad Amir and Abbas, Faisal (2011): Health related quality of life assessment in patients with hepatitis: a case of Pakistan. Published in: Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business , Vol. 3, No. 1 (2011): pp. 1259-1268.
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The intention of this study is to dig out the demographic, medical, economic and psychosocial factors that affect the health related quality of life of the hepatitis B and C patient in district Sargodha. 120 patients of hepatitis B and C virus were interviewed. WHOQOL-BREF questionnaire was followed for the construction of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) instrument. Age of the patient, disease severity, use of drug, pain, depression, financial hindrance and threat of death negatively affect the HRQOL of the hepatitis patient while, vaccination, income, education, sleep, opportunity of leisure and better living condition affect HRQOL positively.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Health related quality of life assessment in patients with hepatitis: a case of Pakistan|
|Keywords:||HRQOL, HBV, HCV, Pakistan|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I0 - General
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I18 - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A14 - Sociology of Economics
|Depositing User:||Muhammad Waqas|
|Date Deposited:||19. Jun 2011 23:34|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 16:37|
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