Validity and reliability of a questionnaire on knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors for use in Brazil.

@article{Saffi2013ValidityAR,
  title={Validity and reliability of a questionnaire on knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors for use in Brazil.},
  author={Marco Aur{\'e}lio Lumertz Saffi and Luis Joeci Jacques de Macedo Junior and Melina Maria Trojahn and Car{\'i}si Anne Polanczyk and Eneida Rejane Rabelo-Silva},
  journal={Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da U S P},
  year={2013},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={1084-90}
}
Using a sample of patients with coronary artery disease, this methodological study aimed to conduct a cross-cultural adaptation and validation of a questionnaire on knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors (Q-FARCS), lifestyle changes, and treatment adherence for use in Brazil. The questionnaire has three scales: general knowledge of risk factors (RFs); specific knowledge of these RFs; and lifestyle changes achieved. Cross-cultural adaptation included translation, synthesis, back-translation… CONTINUE READING