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Considerations for Evaluating and Recommending Worker Productivity Outcome Measures: An Update from the OMERACT Worker Productivity Group

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Verstappen, SMM and Lacaille, D and Boonen, A and Escorpizo, R and Hofstetter, C and Bosworth, A and Leong, A and Leggett, S and Gignac, MAM and Wallman, JK and Ter Wee, MM and Berghea, F and Agaliotis, M and Tugwell, P and Beaton, D, Considerations for Evaluating and Recommending Worker Productivity Outcome Measures: An Update from the OMERACT Worker Productivity Group, Journal of Rheumatology, 46, (10) pp. 1401-1405. ISSN 0315-162X (2019) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.3899/jrheum.181201

Abstract

Objective: The Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) Worker Productivity Group continues efforts to assess psychometric properties of measures of presenteeism.

Methods: Psychometric properties of single-item and dual answer multiitem scales were assessed, as well as methods to evaluate thresholds of meaning.

Results: Test-retest reliability and construct validity of single item global measures was moderate to good. The value of measuring both degree of difficulty and amount of time with difficulty in multi-items questionnaires was confirmed. Thresholds of meaning vary depending on methods and external anchors applied.

Conclusion: We have advanced our understanding of the performance of presenteeism measures and have developed approaches to describing thresholds of meaning.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:OMERACT, psychometric properties, presenteeism, worker productivity, patient acceptance state, dual presenteeism scale
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Clinical Sciences
Research Field:Rheumatology and Arthritis
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Objective Field:Health Related to Ageing
UTAS Author:Agaliotis, M (Dr Maria Agaliotis)
ID Code:136606
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Australian Institute of Health Service Management
Deposited On:2020-01-10
Last Modified:2020-01-10
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