An Arabic version of the Oral Health Impact Profile: translation and psychometric properties.

@article{AlJundi2007AnAV,
  title={An Arabic version of the Oral Health Impact Profile: translation and psychometric properties.},
  author={M Ameer Al-Jundi and Andr{\'a}s G Szentp{\'e}tery and Mike T John},
  journal={International dental journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={84-92}
}
OBJECTIVES To translate the original English version of the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP) into an Arabic version, and to investigate the psychometric properties of the translated instrument among adults in Saudi Arabia. METHODS The original English version of OHIP with 49 items was translated into Arabic following accepted cultural adaptation technique guidelines using a forward-backward method. After pilot testing, the instrument was administered to 426 adults in Saudi Arabia. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING