Number№82 (4) 2020

CROSS-CULTURAL ADAPTATION AND VALIDATION UKRAINIAN VERSION OF GOUT IMPACT SCALE

Stanislavchuk M.A., Orlova I.V., Gunko I.P.

Summary. The article presents the process of cross-cultural adaptation and validation ukranian version Gout Impact Scale (GIS). In the questionnaire involved 41 patients with gout. The reliability of the Ukrainian version GIS was assessed by test-retest method at four week interval using intraclass correlation coefficient. Using Pirson’s correlation analysis construct validity by correlation the subscale of the GIS with HAQ-DI, SF-36 and clinical data. The Ukrainian version of the GIS shows sufficient evidence of validity and reliability to assess in clinical practice and research purposed in patients with gout.

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