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Concurrent validity in Taiwan of the Comprehensive Developmental Inventory for Infants and Toddlers who were full-term infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18986029     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study investigated the concurrent validity of the Comprehensive Developmental Inventory for Infants and Toddlers (CDIIT) with the Bayley Scales of Infant Development-II (BSID-II) in full-term infants. 106 full-term infants ages 6 to 18 months (63 boys, 43 girls) were recruited as a convenience sample. One tester administered the CDIIT and BSID-II to all children. The Developmental Ages and Developmental Quotients of the motor and the mental scales from both tests were analyzed with Pearson correlations and quadratic weighted kappa tests. The results showed that correlation coefficients for Developmental Ages between both tests on cognitive and motor subtests were high (r = .91-.95) and for Developmental Quotients were moderate (r = .57-.67). Moderate classification agreement was found in the two scales (quadratic weighted kappa = .50-.53). Developmental Quotients classification for the CDIIT tended to be a little higher than for the BSID-II. It was concluded that although acceptable concurrent validity was found for the Motor and Cognitive subtests of the CDIIT, the tester should be cautious to compare Developmental Quotients obtained from the above two tests in clinical or in research settings.
Hua-Fang Liao; Grace Yao; Tien-Miau Wang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perceptual and motor skills     Volume:  107     ISSN:  0031-5125     ISO Abbreviation:  Percept Mot Skills     Publication Date:  2008 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-06     Completed Date:  2009-01-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401131     Medline TA:  Percept Mot Skills     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  29-44     Citation Subset:  IM    
School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, ROC.
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Child Development / physiology*
Child, Preschool
Developmental Disabilities / classification,  diagnosis*
Gestational Age
Infant, Low Birth Weight
Infant, Newborn
Mass Screening
Motor Skills / physiology*
Psychological Tests / statistics & numerical data*
Reproducibility of Results

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