Convergent validity with SF and WOMAC questionnaires was evaluated. .. La versión española del SF Health Survey (Cuestionario de. WOMAC assesses pain stiffness and physical function in persons with hip and/or knee osteoarthritis. The Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC) is widely used in the evaluation of Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis. It is a self- administered.

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Relation of perceived emotional intelligence and health-related quality of life of middle-aged women. Statistical analysis The statistical analysis was performed at both evaluation-times before and after surgery.

Transcultural adaptation and validation of the “Hip and Knee” questionnaire into Spanish

However, the term cross-cultural adaptation refers to a wider process that includes not only translation but also the cultural adaptation to the new country of application.

Published online May Seventy-nine articles were found, of which 17 evaluated the metric characteristics of the questionnaire. The values higher womca 0. Baseline characteristics of the study population Table 2. Second, test-retest reliability, and thus, correlation coefficient, were not provided, even though it has been already described in previous translations.


Rev Esp Reumatol The aim of this study was to validate a OA ranged from 0.

The new developments norm-based scoring, version 2, the SF and SF-8 improved both cuestionnario metric properties and interpretation of the questionnaire. Different habits of life within different cultures can alter the results of a questionnaire. The Various instruments have been created and validated [2—5] to evaluate both the symptomatology and function responsiveness showed an effect size I ranging from womsc osteoarthritis OA of the hip or knee.

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Transcultural adaptation and validation of the “Hip and Knee” questionnaire into Spanish

Measuring change over time: The only effect small in magnitude was for the mental component of SF Instru- stiffness, and 0. Agradecimientos Los autores agradecen especialmente a la coordinadora M.

Methods for testing data quality, scaling assumptions, and reliability: Results from this item at the preoperative phase would advise its removal. Reliability, validity, and sensitivity to change. Once we had version 1. The results for the SF were lower for all do not have a normal distribution and are similar to those indicators.

It consists of 7 items, in which 3 have 4 sub-items, which makes a total of 16 questions with Likert-type answers ranging between 5 or 7 multiple-choices. The questionnaire has been applied previously in order to measure functional recovery of patients who had undergone primary hip or knee arthroplasty [ 6 ].


Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. Outcomes Instruments and Information. Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. This makes a large group of patients from different hospital centers around Spain, avoiding geographic bias. Its Spanish version has already been validated [ 15 – 17 ]. The panel of experts confirmed this fact, especially since this question was not answered by 4 out of 10 patients and advised changing the composition of the item.

Health-related quality of life of subjects with known and unknown hypertension: The WOMAC has also been used to assess back pain, rheumatoid arthritisjuvenile rheumatoid arthritissystemic lupus erythematosusand fibromyalgia. This is generally done by comparing [9,24].

Quality Metric Incorporated; The physical function subscale is more consistent and has a stronger test-retest reliability.