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Poormoghim H, Kashanchi Langeroodi M A. Crosscultural Reliability and Validity of COOP - Chart Questionnaire. RJMS. 1999; 6 (1) :5-10
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In order to evaluate the reliability and validity of Persian version of coop-cnerttne original questionnaire was translated into Persian without modification, and it was administered to 32 patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The reproducibility and validity were studied.

We observed satifactory Spearman's correlation coefficients among the instrument's score, a pain score (Visual Analogus Scale) and conventional clinical variables commonly use by rheumatologist: Number of involved joints and American College of Rheumatology Functional class. The test and retest reliability was also established.

In conclusion our results provide evidence of reliability and validity of Persian version of Coop-chart Questionnaire.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Rheumatology

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