Cross-cultural validation of the Falls Efficacy Scale International (FES-I) in Greek community-dwelling older adults.

@article{Billis2011CrossculturalVO,
  title={Cross-cultural validation of the Falls Efficacy Scale International (FES-I) in Greek community-dwelling older adults.},
  author={Evdokia V. Billis and Nikolaos Strimpakos and Eleni Kapreli and Vasiliki Sakellari and Dawn A. Skelton and Ismene A. Dontas and Frini Ioannou and George Filon and George Gioftsos},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 19-20},
  pages={1776-84}
}
PURPOSE  The cross-cultural adaptation and validation of Falls Efficacy Scale-International (FES-I) in community-dwelling seniors in Greece. METHOD  For cross-cultural adaptation, the back-translation procedure was utilised by four bi-lingual translators. For validation, 89 community-dwellings (50 males, 39 females) aged 61-90 years old (mean: 72.87 ± 6.04) completed four questionnaires adapted into Greek; two instrument specific ones, FES-I and Confidence in Maintaining Balance (CONFbal… CONTINUE READING

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