Validación de la versión en español del Cuestionario de Tos Leicester en niños con fibrosis quística

Translated title of the contribution: Validity of a Spanish Version of the Leicester Cough Questionnaire in Children With Cystic Fibrosis

Tamara del Corral, Janaína Percegona, Núria López, Andrea Valiente, María Garriga, Melisa Seborga, Jordi Vilaró

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Abstract

Antecedentes: Métodos: Resultados: Conclusión: Background: Cystic fibrosis (CF) patients present chronic cough as one of the main symptoms, which has an important effect on quality of life and social relations. Our goal was to validate the Spanish version of the Leicester Cough Questionnaire (LCQ) in a group of children and teenagers with CF. Methods: After adapting to Spanish by standardized translation and retro-translation methodology, a sample of 58 stable CF patients from 7 to 18years were recruited from three CF specialized centers in Spain. The questionnaire was administered twice; the second administration (LCQ2) was performed between 2-4 weeks later than the first one (LCQ1), in order to analyse the reliability and validity of the Spanish version. To correlate results with health related quality of life (HRQoL) we used the Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire-Revised (CFQ-R). Results: Population was composed by 62% male, age 11.7±3.1years and body mass index (BMI) 19±3kg/m2. Total scores from LCQ were: LCQ1 19 (17.75-21) vs LCQ2 19 (16-21) (P=.199). Cronbach's Alpha coefficient was 0.83 for the LCQtotal and for each specific domain was: 0.82 LCQphysical; 0.74 LCQpsychological and 0.62 LCQsocial. Intraclass correlation coefficient was: 0.69 LCQphysical; 0.59 LCQpsychological; 0.45 LCQsocial and 0.71 LCQtotal (good reliability). Relations with CFQ-R showed moderated and significant results: for the LCQtotal: respiratory symptom domain r = 0,51 (P<.001) and physical capacity domain r = 0,62 (P<.05). Conclusion: The Spanish version of the Leicester Cough Questionnaire is reliable and valid for children and adolescents with CF and it has good relations with health related quality of life in this population.

Translated title of the contributionValidity of a Spanish Version of the Leicester Cough Questionnaire in Children With Cystic Fibrosis
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)63-69
Number of pages7
JournalArchivos de Bronconeumologia
Volume52
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2016

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