Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Ukrainian version of RAID in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Stanislavchuk M.A., Zaichko K.O.

Summary. The article presents data on the process of adaptation and validation of the Ukrainian version of Rheumatoid Arthritis Impact Disease (RAID) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This questionnaire was tested in a group of 42 patients with RA, taking into account gender and social characteristics. There were no unclear questions among different social groups. Statistical analyses were performed using SPSS22 software Reliability of the Ukrainian version of RAID was estimated using the test-retest method at interval of 4 weeks. To assess the correlation between RAID, HAQ-DI, DAS28 (ESR) and clinical data, Pearson analysis was used. The obtained data showed that the Ukrainian version of the RAID questionnaire has a sufficient level of reliability and validity and can be used for the Ukrainian-speaking population in further clinical practice and for scientific purposes.

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