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Validation of the CASP-19 Quality of Life Measure in Three Languages in Malaysia

  • Nemala Nalathamby (a1), Karen Morgan (a1) (a2) (a3), Sumaiyah Mat (a1), Pey June Tan (a1) (a4), Shahrul B Kamaruzzaman (a1) (a5) and Maw Pin Tan (a1) (a5)...
Abstract

The CASP-19 is an age-specific measure of quality of life. It comprises four domains: control, autonomy, self-realisation and pleasure, and is widely used in large cohort studies in temperate climates. Our objective was to translate the CASP-19 into Bahasa Malaysia and validate it for use in older Malaysians in their three commonly used languages of English, Bahasa Malaysia and Traditional Chinese. CASP-19 showed good internal consistency and test-retest reliability with acceptable construct validity compared with the 12-item short-form health survey. Factor analysis found the best fit for the Taiwanese five-domain model. The validity of CASP-19 may be limited by cultural differences.

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address for correspondence: Nemala Nalathamby, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Email: n_nemala@yahoo.com
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