Psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the Wound Quality of Life questionnaire




Wounds and Injuries; Quality of Life; Validation Study; Nursing Methodology Research; Surveys and Questionnaires.


Objective: to evaluate the criterion validity and reliability of the Portuguese-Brazilian version of the Wound Quality of Life. Methods: methodological research with 100 participants. For criterion and reliability validation, the items in the Wound Quality of Life questionnaires were correlated with the Freiburg Life Quality Assessment Wound - Wound Version, using the Spearman correlation test and Cronbach’s alpha. Results: the validity of concurrent criteria had a strong magnitude (0.85) when correlated with the Freiburg Life Quality Assessment Wound; the internal consistency had a Cronbach’s alpha of 0.84. Conclusion: the validated questionnaire has good psychometric properties, is brief, easy to apply and reliable for assessing the quality of life of patients with wounds that are difficult to heal.


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Vogt, T. N., Santos, P. N. D. ., Mantovani, M. de F. ., Tomim, D. H., Guimarães, P. R. B. ., & Kalinke, L. P. . (2020). Psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the Wound Quality of Life questionnaire. Rev Rene, 21, e43855.



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