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Psychometric properties of two assessment tools for use in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy - Childrens Hand-use Experience Questionnaire and the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory

About this project

About this project

Project information

Projekt Status

In progress

Contact

Liselotte Hermansson

Research Subject

Research environments

The overall purpose of this thesis is to investigate the validity evidence for two assessment tools that can be used for children with hemiplegic CP – CHEQ and PEDI-UG. The specific research questions that will be investigated for each assessment tool are:

  • Do the items under each scale measure only one dimension (unidimensionality)?
  • Do the rating scales work as expected (category functioning)?
  • Do repeated measurements give stable answers (test-retest reliability)?
  • What is the smallest difference between two occasions that reflect a real change (SDD)?

Researchers

Research Teams

Collaborators

  • Ann-Christin Eliasson, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm