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FAHI

Functional Assessment of HIV Infection

 

Overview

Below are the details for the FAHI measure:

MEASURE NAME:

Functional Assessment of HIV Infection (FAHI)

VERSION:

4

NUMBER OF ITEMS:

47

PATIENT POPULATION:

HIV patients 18 years and older

RECALL PERIOD:

Past 7 days

RESPONSE SCALE:

5 point Likert-type scale

DATA COLLECTION:

Paper and electronic

ADMINISTRATION:

Self-administration and interview when applicable

SUBSCALE DOMAINS:

Physical Well-Being, Emotional Well-Being/Living with HIV, Functional and Global Well-Being, Social Well-Being, Cognitive Functioning

TIME FOR COMPLETION:

10-15 minutes

SCORING:

Manual scoring template, some items are reverse scored. Subscale scores and total scores available. SAS/SPSS algorithms available.

RELATED MEASURES:

FAMS, FACIT-Dyspnea, FACIT-TB

Language Availability

Available translations of the FAHI can be obtained by registering for permission. Users are not permitted to translate the FAHI without permission from FACIT.org. Permission from FACIT.org to translate the FAHI may also be contingent upon timeline expectations and availability of FACIT staff. Translations must undergo a rigorous methodology under the guidance of FACIT.org which includes multiple translators, QA steps and cognitive interviews with patients. For commercial use, FACITtrans is the approved translation vendor to translate the FACIT measurement system.

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Licensing

Licensing fees are assessed on a per trial/per measure basis for commercial use. There is no fee for use of the English version, but a license should be obtained.

Non-commercial use is assessed on a case-by-case basis. Licensing fees are typically not applied to investigator-initiated research, students, or clinical use.

To license an available version of this measure for commercial or non-commercial use, please complete our registration form. All of the information provided in the form will be kept strictly confidential. For questions, please contact us.

 

Selected References

Cella, D., Gilet, H., Viala-Danten, M., Peeters, K., Dubois, D., & Martin, S.  Effects of etravirine versus placebo on health-related quality of life in treatment-experienced HIV patients as measured by the Functional Assessment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection (FAHI) questionnaire in the DUET trials. HIV Clinical Trials 2010; 11(1): 18-27.  doi: 10.1310/hct1101-1.


Hasanah, C., Zaliha, A., Mahiran, M.  Factors influencing the quality of life in patients with HIV in Malaysia. Quality of Life Research 2010; 20(1): 91-100.  doi: 10.1007/s11136-010-9729-y.


Peterman, A.H., Cella, D., Mo, F., & McCain, N.  Psychometric validation of the revised Functional Assessment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection (FAHI) quality of life instrument. Quality of Life Research 1997; 6(6): 572-584.  doi: 10.1023/a:1018416317546.


Viala-Danten, M., Dubois, D., Gilet, H., Martin, S., Peeters, K., & Cella, D.  Psychometric evaluation of the Functional Assessment of HIV Infection (FAHI) questionnaire and its usefulness in clinical trials.  Quality Of Life Research.2010; 19(8): 1215-1227.  doi: 10.1007/s11136-010-9674-9.


Bonomi, A.E., Cella, D.D., Hahn, E.A., Bjordal, K., Sperner, B., Gangeri, L., Bergman, B., Willems, J., Hanquet, P., & Zittoun, R.  Multilingual translation of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (FACT) quality of life measurement system. Quality of Life Research 1996; 5: 309-320.


Eremenco, S., Arnold, B., Cella, D. A comprehensive method for the translation and cross-cultural validation of health status questionnaires. Evaluation & the Health Professions 2005; 28(2): 212-232.


Webster K., Cella D., Yost K. The Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy (FACIT) measurement system: Properties applications, and interpretation. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2003; 1(1): 79-85.


Yost K.J., Eton D.T. Combining distribution- and anchor-based approaches to determine minimally important differences: The FACIT experience. Evaluation & the Health Professions 2005; 28(2): 172-191.

 

Related Measures

FAMS

Functional Assessment of Multiple Sclerosis

FACIT-Dyspnea

Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy - Dyspnea-10 item

FACIT-TB

Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy - Tuberculosis

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