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Open Access Research article

Online assessment of patients' views on hospital performances using Rasch model's KIDMAP diagram

Tsair-Wei Chien12, Wen-Chung Wang3, Hsien-Yi Wang4 and Hung-Jung Lin56*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of management, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, Republic of China

2 Department of Hospital and Health Care Administration, Chia-Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China

3 Assessment Research Center, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Tai Po, Hong Kong

4 Department of Nephrology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, Republic of China

5 Department of Emergency Medicine, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, Republic of China

6 Department of Biotechnology, Southern Taiwan University of Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China

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BMC Health Services Research 2009, 9:135  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-9-135

Published: 31 July 2009

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Additional file 1:

The control file of WINSTEPS software. The data provided represent the Rasch analysis of the 18 items fitting to the model's expectations.

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