A Chinese Translation of the EdFED-Q and Assessment of Equivalence

Li Chan Lin, Chia-Chi Chang

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The purpose of this study was to translate the Edinburgh Feeding Evaluation in Dementia Questionnaire (EdFED-Q) from the original English into a Chinese language version and to assess the equivalence of the English and Chinese EdFED-Q versions. To use a directly translated instrument without minimal explanation of the procedures for determining the equivalence between the original and secondary language instrument is questionable. Ensuring equivalence of a translated Chinese version of the EdFED-Q for patients with dementia is an essential prerequisite for identifying culturally specific expressions of feeding difficulty under investigation. Phase 1 consisted of experts doing the initial translation into Chinese and then English back-translations of the questionnaire. Six experts determined the equality of the Chinese and English versions, and five monolingual nurses provided information for the C-EdFED-Q. In phase 2, two bilingual gerontological nurses rated 33 residents with dementia to determine equivalence across time. In phase 3, three groups of bilingual nurses used the Chinese, English, and finally both versions simultaneously to judge a model case's feeding behavior on the videotape. In phase 1, the rating on the equality of the items on the Chinese and English versions was 0.969. In phase 2, kappa coefficients for all items on the C-EdFED-Q and E-EdFED-Q ranged from 0.44 to 1.00. In determining the consistency of the scores for the C-EdFED-Q and E-EdFED-Q between the two raters across time, the intraclass correlation coefficient for the absolute agreement was found to range from 0.85 to 0.90. In phase 3, except for items 6 and 9, all items showed no significant difference among the three groups. Further studies to assess the relationship between constructs and to compare it with known and predicted relationships are recommended.
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)230-235
頁數6
期刊Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders
17
發行號4
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 十月 2003
對外發佈Yes

指紋

Dementia
Nurses
Language
Surveys and Questionnaires
Videotape Recording
Feeding Behavior

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Neuroscience(all)

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A Chinese Translation of the EdFED-Q and Assessment of Equivalence. / Lin, Li Chan; Chang, Chia-Chi.

於: Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 卷 17, 編號 4, 10.2003, p. 230-235.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

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