Cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric evaluation of the Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire (CHAQ) and the Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ) in 32 countries. Review of the general methodology.

@article{Ruperto2001CrossculturalAA,
  title={Cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric evaluation of the Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire (CHAQ) and the Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ) in 32 countries. Review of the general methodology.},
  author={Nicolino Ruperto and Angelo Ravelli and Angela Pistorio and Clara Malattia and Silvio Cavuto and L Gado-West and Antonio Pio Tortorelli and Jeanne M. Landgraf and Gurkirpal Singh and Alberto Martini},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={19 4 Suppl 23},
  pages={S1-9}
}
The aim of this project was to cross-culturally adapt and validate the American English version of the Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire (CHAQ) and of the Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ) in the 32 different member countries of the Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation (PRINTO). This effort forms part of an international study supported by the European Union to evaluate the health-related quality of life in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) as… CONTINUE READING