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    Older Americans Resources and Services Multidimensional Functional Assessment Questionnaire (OARS)

    [ OARS MFAQ or OARS ]

    Author(s)
    Duke University Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
    Purpose
      Pathology:
    Generic

      Disease:
    All

      Objective:
    For general multidimensional assessment of the elderly (overall personal functional status and service use)

      Population:
    Adult

    [ Typically age 65+ ]
    Characteristics
      Type of instrument:
    Quality of life
    Symptom/functioning

      Mode of administration:
    Interviewer-administered
    Proxy-administered
    Self-administered
    Telephone-administered

      Number of items:
    101

      Existence of database:
    Yes

    [ Available only under special circumstances ]

      Time recall:
    Depends on question
     
    Language(s)
      Original language:
    English for the USA

      List of existing translations:
    (the translations may not have undergone a full linguistic validation process. Please check status of translations with Mapi Research Trust / the developers / copyright holders / distributors)

    Afrikaans
    Italian
    Spanish for Cuba
    Spanish for the USA (Texas)
    Chinese
    Portuguese
    Spanish for Puerto Rico
     
    German
     
     
     

    + individual sections (but not the whole questionnaire) in French, Greek, Korean

     


    Last update: May 2007
    Last update in collaboration with the author: May 2007


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