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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 130

Iranian version of barthel index: validity and reliability in outpatients' elderly


1 Department of Elderly Health Research, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Elderly Health Research, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute; Department of Gerontology and Geriatric, Medical School, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Gerontology and Geriatric, Medical School, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Department of Occupational Therapy, Shohada Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Mahtab Alizadeh-Khoei
Department of Clinical Gerontology and Geriatrics, Medical School, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijpvm.IJPVM_579_18

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Background: Validation study of Barthel Index for elderly patients being attended in outpatient and rehabilitation clinics in Iran. Methods: Face-to-face interview with 395 out patients geriatric 60+ years was done in a cross-sectional study. The internal consistency Barthel-ADL was used to approve reliability. Criterion validity and factor analysis were used to verify validity. Results: Reliability the Iranian version BI was significant at 0.938. In criterion validity analysis, the high correlation tools included Functional Ambulation Category (FAC) and Foot and Ankle Ability Measure (FAAM-subscales ADL) at 0.947 and –0.945, respectively. In factor analyses, two domains obtained, the variance of 10 items achieved 69.79%; also, the Item Total Correlation (ITC) of each item was measured. Conclusions: The Barthel Index shows a good validity and reliability, and recommended to use in the Iranian geriatric outpatients in evaluating physical ability.


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