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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Cross-cultural adaptation of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0) into Portuguese
Author: Silveira, C
Parpinelli, MA
Pacagnella, RC
de Camargo, RS
Costa, ML
Zanardi, DM
Ferreira, EC
Santos, JP
Hanson, L
Cecatti, JG
Andreucci, CB
Abstract: Objective: The World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0) was designed to assess the functioning level in six life domains (cognition, mobility, self-care, getting along, life activities, and participation in community activities). There are different versions, from the simplest to the most complete, various presentations (either interviews or self-administered), comprehending the domains of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). This study aimed to make a cross-cultural adaptation of the complete version into Portuguese. Methods: The proceeding was developed over six stages: translation, back-translation, semantic equivalence, evaluation of previous stages by experts, tool pretest, and final version. Results: After the pretest, an adjustment to a more colloquial Portuguese was made. The versions were shown to be similar regarding general and referential meaning. Conclusion: WHODAS 2.0 was shown to be easily applied and understood by women in the pregnancy-postpartum cycle. (c) 2013 Elsevier Editora Ltda. All rights reserved.
Subject: Disability and functioning
Cross-cultural adaptation
Pregnancy
Postpartum period
Country: Brasil
Editor: Assoc Medica Brasileira
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.ramb.2012.11.005
Date Issue: 2013
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