Geriatric fear of falling measure: development and psychometric testing.

@article{Huang2006GeriatricFO,
  title={Geriatric fear of falling measure: development and psychometric testing.},
  author={Tzu-Ting Huang},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={
          357-65
        }
}
Development of the geriatric fear of falling measure (GFFM) was based on a previous qualitative study of Taiwanese community-dwelling elders. Relevant parameters or items for assessing subscales were identified and tested in a three-stage process: item development, content validity testing and reliability testing. The GFFM was tested on two groups of community-dwelling elders in Taiwan (N=100 and 384) to examine validity and reliability. Good test-retest, internal consistency and inter-rater… CONTINUE READING
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