Initial validation of the Argentinean Spanish version of the PedsQL™ 4.0 Generic Core Scales in children and adolescents with chronic diseases: acceptability and comprehensibility in low-income settings

@article{Roizen2008InitialVO,
  title={Initial validation of the Argentinean Spanish version of the PedsQL™ 4.0 Generic Core Scales in children and adolescents with chronic diseases: acceptability and comprehensibility in low-income settings},
  author={Mariana Roizen and Susana Patricia Rodr{\'i}guez and Gabriela Bauer and Gabriela Medin and Silvina Bevilacqua and James W Varni and Ver{\'o}nica Dussel},
  journal={Health and Quality of Life Outcomes},
  year={2008},
  volume={6},
  pages={59 - 59}
}
BACKGROUND To validate the Argentinean Spanish version of the PedsQL 4.0 Generic Core Scales in Argentinean children and adolescents with chronic conditions and to assess the impact of socio-demographic characteristics on the instrument's comprehensibility and acceptability. Reliability, and known-groups, and convergent validity were tested. METHODS Consecutive sample of 287 children with chronic conditions and 105 healthy children, ages 2-18, and their parents. Chronically ill children were… CONTINUE READING

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