S-Space College of Medicine/School of Medicine (의과대학/대학원) Rehabilitation Medicine (재활의학전공) Journal Papers (저널논문_재활의학전공)
Cross-cultural adaptation and clinical evaluation of a Korean version of the disabilities of arm, shoulder, and hand outcome questionnaire (K-DASH)
- Lee, Joo-Yup; Lim, Jae-Young; Oh, Joo Han; Ko, Young-Mi
- Issue Date
- J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2008 ;17(4):570-4.
- Activities of Daily Living; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; *Arm; *Cross-Cultural Comparison; *Disability Evaluation; Disabled Persons; Female; *Hand; *Health Status Indicators; Humans; Korea; Male; Middle Aged; Pain Measurement; Questionnaires; Reproducibility of Results; *Shoulder
- We developed a Korean version of the disabilities of arm, shoulder, and hand outcome questionnaire (K-DASH) by performing cross-cultural adaptation and evaluated the reliability and validity of the K-DASH. The K-DASH, SF-36, and Visual Analog Scale (VAS) for pain were administered to 161 patients with arm, shoulder, and hand problems. The internal consistency of the disability/symptom scores of the K-DASH was high (Cronbach's alpha 0.94). The retest assessed 131 of the 161 patients. The intraclass correlation coefficient was 0.91. The construct validity was evaluated using the correlations between the K-DASH and the SF-36 and VAS. The physical and mental component summary scales of the SF-36 and the VAS at rest and during activity were significantly correlated with the DASH disability/symptom scores. Despite the linguistic and cultural differences, the reliability and validity of the K-DASH were just as excellent as those of the original DASH.
- 1532-6500 (Electronic)
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