A discussion of item response theory and its applications in health status assessment

David Cella*, Chih Hung Chang

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148 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalMedical Care
Issue number9
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000


  • Computerized adaptive testing
  • Health status assessment
  • Item response theory
  • Outcomes assessment
  • Quality of life
  • Rasch measurement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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