International Journal of Preventive Medicine

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 130-

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


Sakar Hormozi1, Mahtab Alizadeh-Khoei2, Farshad Sharifi1, Fahimeh Taati1, Reyhaneh Aminalroaya4, Sadegh Fadaee1, Leila Angooti-Oshnari3, Homan Saghebi1 
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 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

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.


How to cite this article:
Hormozi S, Alizadeh-Khoei M, Sharifi F, Taati F, Aminalroaya R, Fadaee S, Angooti-Oshnari L, Saghebi H. Iranian version of barthel index: validity and reliability in outpatients' elderly.Int J Prev Med 2019;10:130-130


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Hormozi S, Alizadeh-Khoei M, Sharifi F, Taati F, Aminalroaya R, Fadaee S, Angooti-Oshnari L, Saghebi H. Iranian version of barthel index: validity and reliability in outpatients' elderly. Int J Prev Med [serial online] 2019 [cited 2020 Feb 19 ];10:130-130
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