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Psychometric performance of the brazilian version of the Mini-cuestionario de calidad de vida en la hipertensión arterial (MINICHAL).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21876936     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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 Hipertensión 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.
Authors:
Ana Lúcia Soares Soutello; Roberta Cunha Matheus Rodrigues; Fernanda Freire Jannuzzi; Thaís Moreira Spana; Maria Cecília Bueno Jayme Gallani; Wilson Nadruz Junior
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista latino-americana de enfermagem     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0104-1169     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Lat Am Enfermagem     Publication Date:    2011 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-30     Completed Date:  2012-01-10     Revised Date:  2012-02-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9420934     Medline TA:  Rev Lat Am Enfermagem     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng; por; spa     Pagination:  855-64     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Departamento de Enfermagem, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brazil. asoutello@yahoo.com.br
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Feasibility Studies
Female
Humans
Hypertension*
Male
Middle Aged
Psychometrics
Quality of Life*
Questionnaires / standards*
Reproducibility of Results
Young Adult

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