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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Psychometric performance of the brazilian version of the Mini-cuestionario de calidad de vida en la hipertension arterial (MINICHAL)
Author: Soutello, ALS
Rodrigues, RCM
Jannuzzi, FF
Spana, TM
Gallani, MCBJ
Nadruz, W
Abstract: This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, ceiling and floor effects, reliability, and convergent construct validity of the Brazilian version of the Mini Cuestionario de Calidad de Vida en la Hipertension Arterial (MINICHAL). The study included 200 hypertensive outpatients in a university hospital and a primary healthcare unit. The MINICHAL was applied in 3.0 (+/- 1.0) minutes with 100% of the items answered. A "ceiling effect" was observed in both dimensions and in the total score, as well as evidence of measurement stability (ICC=0.74). The convergent validity was confirmed by significant positive correlations between similar dimensions of the MINICHAL and the SF-36, and significant negative correlations with the Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire - MLHFQ, however, correlations between dissimilar constructs were also observed. It was concluded that the Brazilian version of the MINICHAL presents evidence of reliability and validity when applied to hypertensive outpatients.
Subject: Quality of Life
Validation Studies
Country: Brasil
Editor: Univ Sao Paulo, Escola De Enfermagem De Ribeirao Preto
Citation: Revista Latino-americana De Enfermagem. Univ Sao Paulo, Escola De Enfermagem De Ribeirao Preto, v. 19, n. 4, n. 855, n. 864, 2011.
Rights: aberto
Date Issue: 2011
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