Validity and Reliability of the Arabic Model of the Copenhagen Neck Useful Incapacity Scale in Neck Ache Sufferers.
Asian Backbone J. 2018 Oct;12(5):817-822
Authors: Elbeltagy AM, Sayed WHE, Allah SSR
STUDY DESIGN: Potential observational research.
PURPOSE: To check the face validity, content material validity, feasibility, inside consistency, reliability, and test-retest reliability of the Arabic model of the Copenhagen Neck Useful Incapacity Scale (CNFDS).
OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: CNFDS is a scientific analysis software that precisely displays the affected person’s notion concerning his/her performance with present cervical ache. This research aimed to research the validity and reliability of the Arabic model of the CNFDS in measuring the incapacity degree in continual neck ache sufferers.
METHODS: Seventy-four sufferers with neck ache had been recruited, and 135 sheets (check and retest sheets) had been accomplished by sufferers; two knowledgeable panels (every comprising ten specialists) participated on this research. Arabic translation (ahead translation), improvement of the preliminary translated model, English translation (backward translation), improvement of the prefinal model, and testing of the prefinal model was carried out by specialists; thereafter, the ultimate model was examined on sufferers. Index of readability, knowledgeable proportion of clearance, index of content material validity (CVI), knowledgeable proportion of relevance, descriptive statistics, missed merchandise index, Cronbach’s alpha, and Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient had been used for statistical analyses.
RESULTS: The research revealed that the size index of readability was 86.84%, scale CVI was 99.33%, scale-level content material validity index (common settlement methodology) was 99.33%, 99.15% of the size gadgets had been stuffed in all sheets, the size was answered in lower than three minutes in about 75% circumstances, Cronbach’s alpha was zero.856 (zero.796, zero.905), and all Spearman’s correlations between the check and retest outcomes had been statistically important.
CONCLUSIONS: The Arabic model of the CNFDS has ample validity and reliability for the measurement of the incapacity degree in continual neck ache sufferers.
PMID: 30213163 [PubMed]