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Setodji CM, Peipert JD, Hays RD
Differential item functioning of the CAHPS(R) In-Center Hemodialysis Survey.
End-stage renal disease patients' experience of care is an integral part of the assessment of the quality of the care provided at hemodialysis centers and is needed to promote patient choice, quality improvement, and accountability. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the In-Center Hemodialysis Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (ICH-CAHPS(R)) survey and its equivalence in different age, gender, race, and education subgroups.
AHRQ-funded; HS016980; HS016978.
Citation: Setodji CM, Peipert JD, Hays RD . Differential item functioning of the CAHPS(R) In-Center Hemodialysis Survey. Qual Life Res 2019 Jul 26;28(11):3117-35. doi: 10.1007/s11136-019-02250-5.
Keywords: Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS), Dialysis, Quality of Care, Patient Experience, Quality Improvement