Measuring Health provides in-depth reviews of over 100 of the leading health measurement tools and serves as a guide for choosing among them. It provides a critical overview of the field of health measurement, with a technical introduction and discussion of the history and future directions for the field. Each chapter presents a tabular comparison of the quality of the instruments reviewed, followed by a detailed description of each method, covering its purpose and conceptual basis, its reliability and validity and, where possible, shows a copy of the actual scale.
Vol. 1 The survey handbook / Arlene Fink ; Vol. 2 How to ask survey questions / Arlene Fink ; Vol. 3 How to conduct self-administered and mail surveys / Linda B. Bourgue, Eve P. Fiedler ; Vol. 4 How to conduct interviews by telephone and in person / James H. Frey, Sabine Mertens Oishi ; Vol. 5 How to design surveys / Arlene Fink ; Vol. 6 How to sample in surveys / Arlene Fink ; Vol. 7 How to measure survey reliability and validity / Mark S. Litwin ; Vol. 8 How to analyze survey data / Arlene Fink ; Vol. 9 How to report on surveys / Arlene Fink