Development and validation of an asthma knowledge questionnaire for use in Brazil.

  title={Development and validation of an asthma knowledge questionnaire for use in Brazil.},
  author={Marcos de Carvalho Borges and Erica Ferraz and S{\'i}lvia Maria Rom{\~a}o Pontes and Andrea de C{\'a}ssia Vernier Antunes Cetlin and Roseane Dur{\~a}es Caldeira and Cristiane C. S. da Silva and Ana Carla Sousa de Araujo and E O Vianna},
  journal={Jornal brasileiro de pneumologia : publicacao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia},
  volume={36 1},
OBJECTIVE To develop and validate an asthma knowledge questionnaire for use in adult asthma patients in Brazil. METHODS A 34-item self-report questionnaire was constructed and administered to adult asthma patients and adult controls. The maximum total score was 34. RESULTS The questionnaire was shown to be discriminatory, with good reliability and reproducibility. The mean score for asthma patients and controls was, respectively, 21.47 +/- 4.11 (range: 9-31) and 17.27 +/- 5.11 (range: 7-28… CONTINUE READING

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