Assessment of Quality of life of Patients with Heart Failure-Exploratory Factor Analysis Approach

  • Lokesh.N, Venkatesan.S, Ragunath.PK


The Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire (MLHFQ) is one of the most widely used health- related quality of life questionnaires for patients with heart failure (HF). In this research, a perceptions-only measure scores for two dimensions physical, emotional and total score was used to measure the quality of life. In order to evaluate the association between the variables used in the model, structural equation modeling (SEM) was used for data analysis. The findings of the research showed that, absolute fit indices fits the sample data and reveals that the proposed model has the acceptable fit, by way of satisfying the recommended values.