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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 Hipertensión Arterial (minichal).
Author: Soutello, Ana Lúcia Soares
Rodrigues, Roberta Cunha Matheus
Jannuzzi, Fernanda Freire
Spana, Thaís Moreira
Gallani, Maria Cecília Bueno Jayme
Nadruz Junior, Wilson
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 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.
Subject: Adult
Aged, 80 And Over
Feasibility Studies
Middle Aged
Quality Of Life
Reproducibility Of Results
Young Adult
Citation: Revista Latino-americana De Enfermagem. v. 19, n. 4, p. 855-64
Rights: aberto
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