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Development and validation of a questionnaire designed to measure foot-health status

Bennett, Paul (1998) Development and validation of a questionnaire designed to measure foot-health status. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 88(9), pp. 419-428.

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to apply the principles of content, criterion, and construct validation to a new questionnaire specifically designed to measure foot-health status. One hundred eleven subjects completed two different questionnaires designed to measure foot health (the new Foot Health Status Questionnaire and the previously validated Foot Function Index) and underwent a clinical examination in order to provide data for a second-order confirmatory factor analysis. Presented herein is a psychometrically evaluated questionnaire that contains 13 items covering foot pain, foot function, footwear, and general foot health. The tool demonstrates a high degree of content, criterion, and construct validity and test-retest reliability.

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ID Code: 43327
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: foot, health, status, questionnaire, fhsq
ISSN: 8750-7315
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300) > Podiatry (110318)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: Copyright © 1998 American Podiatric Medical Association
Deposited On: 18 Jul 2011 14:54
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2011 14:54

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