Cultural adaptation and validation of the Kidney Disease and Quality of Life - Short Form (KDQOL-SF 1.3) in Brazil

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dc.contributor.author Duarte, Priscila Silveira [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.author Ciconelli, Rozana Mesquita [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.author Sesso, Ricardo de Castro Cintra [UNIFESP]
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-14T13:31:26Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-14T13:31:26Z
dc.date.issued 2005-02-01
dc.identifier http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-879X2005000200015
dc.identifier.citation Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research. Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, v. 38, n. 2, p. 261-270, 2005.
dc.identifier.issn 0100-879X
dc.identifier.uri http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/2397
dc.description.abstract The objective of the present study was to translate the Kidney Disease Quality of Life - Short Form (KDQOL-SF 1.3) questionnaire into Portuguese to adapt it culturally and validate it for the Brazilian population. The KDQOL-SF was translated into Portuguese and back-translated twice into English. Patient difficulties in understanding the questionnaire were evaluated by a panel of experts and solved. Measurement properties such as reliability and validity were determined by applying the questionnaire to 94 end-stage renal disease patients on chronic dialysis. The Nottingham Health Profile Questionnaire, the Karnofsky Performance Scale and the Kidney Disease Questionnaire were administered to test validity. Some activities included in the original instrument were considered to be incompatible with the activities usually performed by the Brazilian population and were replaced. The mean scores for the 19 components of the KDQOL-SF questionnaire in Portuguese ranged from 22 to 91. The components Social support and Dialysis staff encouragement had the highest scores (86.7 and 90.8, respectively). The test-retest reliability and the inter-observer reliability of the instrument were evaluated by the intraclass correlation coefficient. The coefficients for both reliability tests were statistically significant for all scales of the KDQOL-SF (P < 0.001), ranging from 0.492 to 0.936 for test-retest reliability and from 0.337 to 0.994 for inter-observer reliability. The Cronbach's alpha coefficient was higher than 0.80 for most of components. The Portuguese version of the KDQOL-SF questionnaire proved to be valid and reliable for the evaluation of quality of life of Brazilian patients with end-stage renal disease on chronic dialysis. en
dc.format.extent 261-270
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica
dc.relation.ispartof Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research
dc.rights Acesso aberto
dc.subject Kidney dialysis en
dc.subject Portuguese version of KDQOL-SF en
dc.subject End-stage renal disease en
dc.subject Health-related quality of life en
dc.subject KDQOL-SF en
dc.subject Test validation en
dc.title Cultural adaptation and validation of the Kidney Disease and Quality of Life - Short Form (KDQOL-SF 1.3) in Brazil en
dc.type Artigo
dc.contributor.institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
dc.description.affiliation Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP) Escola Paulista de Medicina Departamento de Medicina
dc.description.affiliationUnifesp UNIFESP, EPM, Depto. de Medicina
dc.identifier.file S0100-879X2005000200015.pdf
dc.identifier.scielo S0100-879X2005000200015
dc.identifier.doi 10.1590/S0100-879X2005000200015
dc.description.source SciELO
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000227480900015



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