This cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out to develop and evaluate the reliability and validity of the Korean version of the Scoliosis Research Society-22 Revised (SRS-22r) questionnaire among adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis. Of the initial 122 adolescents surveyed,
87 adolescents returned the second questionnaire, which assessed test–retest reliability between SRS-22r and the pediatric quality of life inventory questionnaire (PedsQL 4.0). The results were found to be reliable and valid, with acceptable internal consistency, intraclass correlation,
and moderate correlation with a similar questionnaire. The SRS-22r can be used to assess health-related quality of life internationally among adolescents with scoliosis.
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quality of life;
reliability and validity;
Document Type: Research Article
College of Nursing, Yonsei University
Department of Nursing, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Severance Children’s Hospital, Division of Pediatric Orthopedics
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Rehabilitation Institute of Neuromuscular Disease, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul
January 1, 2017