© 2018 The Authors Objective: To adapt and validate the Child and Adolescent Self-Care Performance Questionnaire (CASPQ) to the context of healthy children aged 8 to 12 years residing in Spain and evaluate their metric properties. Design: Validation study based on Classical Test Theory. Location: Four schools participating in the Salut i Escola programme of a Primary Care Centre of Barcelona (Spain). Participants: Four hundred and ninety-eight elementary school students participated in the study during the first six months of 2016. Main measurements: Cultural adaptation of the questionnaire was carried out. Response process and factorial structure were evaluated and the relationships of the adapted questionnaire scores with those of the KIDSCREEN-27 questionnaire were analysed. Likewise, internal consistency and reproducibility of the scores were evaluated. Results: Four hundred and eighty-nine questionnaires were obtained. The confirmatory factor analysis of its theoretical structure showed a sufficient adjustment. A positive association was observed between the questionnaire scores and those of KIDSCREEN-27. The overall internal consistency was satisfactory; nevertheless, that of each factor was marginal or moderate. The reproducibility of the scores was optimal. Conclusions: The CASPQ adapted to the healthy child population of 8 to 12 years old shows appropriate metric properties and similar to those of the original questionnaire. Therefore, it is a useful tool to assess self-care practices and plan interventions aimed at its promotion.
- Health promotion
- Surveys and questionnaires
- Validation studies
Urpí-Fernández, A. M., Zabaleta-del-Olmo, E., Tomás-Sábado, J., Tambo-Lizalde, E., & Roldán-Merino, J. F. (2019). Adapting and validating a questionnaire to measure the self-care practices in healthy child population residing in Spain. Atencion Primaria. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aprim.2018.10.004