Cross-cultural adaptation of the Brazilian Portuguese version of Quality of Life Headache-Youth (QLH-Y) Questionnaire

Authors

  • Gabriela Almeida da Silva
  • Dayzene da Silva Freitas
  • Clarice Nicéas Barreto da Costa Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
  • Sheva Castro Dantas de Sousa
  • Marcelo Moraes Valença Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
  • Daniella Araújo de Oliveira

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.48208/HeadacheMed.2013.9

Keywords:

Adolescents, Headache, Migraine disorders, Quality of life

Abstract

Objectives: To translate into Portuguese, culturally adaptand validate the Quality of Life Headache - Youth (QLH-Y),assessing its reliability through internal consistency of its itemsin a sample of adolescents of both sexes, attending publicschools in the city of Recife. Methods: The originalinstrument was translated from English into Portuguese,generating a synthetic consensus. The Portuguese version ofthe instrument was back translated, and then developed apre-final version for a field test. After the suitability of theinstrument into Portuguese was conducted a pilot study with100 students. Results: The findings of the internal consistencyof the Brazilian version were very good, with the alpha valueof 0.906 (greater than 0.7) indicating a degree high internalconsistency. Conclusion: The Portuguese version of QLH -Y has an excellent internal consistency and a goodunderstanding of its items for cross-cultural adaptation inthe city of Recife

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Author Biographies

Gabriela Almeida da Silva

Departamentos de Fisioterapia da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Recife, PE, Brasil

Dayzene da Silva Freitas

Departamentos de Fisioterapia da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Recife, PE, Brasil

Clarice Nicéas Barreto da Costa, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

Departamento de Fisioterapia da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Recife, PE, Brasil

Sheva Castro Dantas de Sousa

Departamento de Fisioterapia da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Recife, PE, Brasil

Marcelo Moraes Valença, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

Departamento de Fisioterapia da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Recife, PE, Brasil

Daniella Araújo de Oliveira

Neuropsiquiatria, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Recife, PE, Brasil

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Published

30/06/2013

How to Cite

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Silva GA da, Freitas D da S, Costa CNB da, Sousa SCD de, Valença MM, Oliveira DA de. Cross-cultural adaptation of the Brazilian Portuguese version of Quality of Life Headache-Youth (QLH-Y) Questionnaire. HM [Internet]. 2013 Jun. 30 [cited 2022 May 26];4(2):45-53. Available from: https://headachemedicine.com.br/index.php/hm/article/view/373

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