Validity and reliability of the Chinese translation of the Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly (PASE).
Summary of "Validity and reliability of the Chinese translation of the Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly (PASE)."
Purpose: To translate and assess the reliability and validity of a Chinese version of the Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly (PASE). Methods: Participants included Chinese individuals >65 living in the community or assistive living facilities. At baseline, 73 subjects completed the translated PASE, and Chinese versions of three other scales to evaluate validity; the Timed-Up and Go (TUG), the Older American Resources Services Activities of Daily Living (OARS ADL), and the Activities Balance Confidence Scale (ABC). At follow-up, 66 subjects completed the PASE and a questionnaire to determine if there were any changes in health over the retest period. Results: The mean baseline PASE-C score was 76.0 (±49.1) at baseline and 78.33 (±50.27) at follow up. Correlations between the PASE-C and other variables were: age r = -0.51; TUG r = -0.52; OARS ADL r = 0.56 and ABC score r = 0.62. The retest reliability was ICC = 0.79 (95% confidence interval 0.68-0.86). Conclusion: Our results indicate that the PASE-C has acceptable reliability and there is support for validity in the older Chinese population. [Box: see text].
Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, University of British Columbia and the GF Strong Rehabilitation Research Lab , Vancouver, British Columbia , Canada.
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Name: Disability and rehabilitation
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22671717
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09638288.2012.690498
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