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Thai Version of Functional Rating Index

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03164824
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 24, 2017
Last Update Posted : May 24, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mahidol University

Brief Summary:
The purposes of this study were to conduct cross-cultural adaptation of the Functional Rating Index (FRI), to test psychometric properties of the translated questionnaire and to examine head-to-head comparisons with other questionnaires.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Questionnaire Other: questionnaire

Detailed Description:

This study comprised 2 major stages: 1) Cross-cultural adaptation and 2) psychometric properties testing.

Cross-cultural adaptation stage:

The FRI was cross-culturally adapted to Thai following the well-accepted guideline for the process of cross-cultural adaptation of self-report measure.

Psychometric properties testing stage:

The patients with back or neck pain completed the questionnaires at the first visit, the second visit and at 2-week (or at discharge or when reporting 80% improvement from the first visit).


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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 247 participants
Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Thai Version of the Functional Rating Index for Patients With Back and Neck Pain: Cross-cultural Adaptation and Psychometric Properties Testing
Study Start Date : April 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2011

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Intervention Details:
  • Other: questionnaire

    Cross-cultural adaptation stage:

    The FRI was cross-culturally adapted to Thai (called the Thai FRI) and the pre-final version of the Thai FRI was administered to patients.

    Psychometric properties testing stage:

    The questionnaires were administered 3 times: the first visit, the second visit and at 2 weeks.

    At the first visit: the patients with back pain completed the Thai FRI , Thai Roland-Morris Disability (Thai RM), Thai modified Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability (Thai modified ODQ), Thai multi-level Roland-Morris Disability (Thai multi-level RM). The patients with neck pain completed the Thai FRI and Thai Neck Disability Index.

    At the second visit: all patients completed the Thai FRI and Global Perceived Effect Scale (GPES).

    At 2 weeks: the patients completed the same questionnaires as the first visit. All patients and their treating physical therapists completed the GPES.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. questionnaire scores at the first visit [ Time Frame: 20-25 minutes each time ]
    Back pain group: questionnaire scores from the Thai FRI, Thai RM, Thai modified ODQ, Thai multi-level RM; Neck pain group: questionnaire scores from the Thai FRI and Thai Neck Disability Index


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. questionnaire scores at the second visit [ Time Frame: 5 minutes each time ]
    questionnaire scores from the Thai FRI

  2. Global Perceived Effect Scale (GPES) at the second visit [ Time Frame: 3 minutes each time ]
    7-point GPES

  3. questionnaire scores at 2 weeks [ Time Frame: 20-25 minutes each time ]
    Back pain group: questionnaire scores from the Thai FRI, Thai RM, Thai modified ODQ, Thai multi-level RM; Neck pain group: Thai FRI, Thai Neck Disability Index

  4. Global Perceived Effect Scale (GPES) at 2 weeks [ Time Frame: 3 minutes each time ]
    7-point GPES



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
From physical therapy department in 9 settings in Thailand
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

The participants were eligible if they were:

  1. aged 18 years or older
  2. seeking physical therapy treatment for a complaint of back and/or neck pain
  3. able to understand, read, speak and write Thai

Exclusion Criteria:

The participants who were not willing to take part in the study, unable to understand, read, speak and write Thai were excluded from this study.


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Mahidol University
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Wunpen Chansirinukor, PhD Mahidol University

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Responsible Party: Mahidol University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03164824     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MahidolU_Wunpen3
First Posted: May 24, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 24, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by Mahidol University:
Questionnaire
Functional Rating Index
Cross-cultural adaptation
Psychometric properties testing