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Reliability and validity of The Danish pediatric voice handicap index

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title = "Reliability and validity of The Danish pediatric voice handicap index",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: The pediatric voice handicap index (pVHI) questionnaire was developed in 2006 to provide parental information regarding the impact of a voice disorder on their child's life.OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to make a Danish version of the original American pVHI and to validate the Danish pVHI by evaluating its internal consistency and reliability.MATERIALS AND METHODS: The original version of the pVHI was translated into Danish. Nineteen parents of dysphonic children, diagnosed in a tertiary otolaryngology hospital department, and 43 parents of children without known voice disorder (control group) completed the questionnaire. The internal consistency, content validity including comparisons of the scores in the two groups and the test-retest reliability were assessed through statistical analysis.RESULTS: The total pVHI scores significantly differed between the group of parents with dysphonic children and the group of parents with children without known voice disorder (p < 0.001). The internal consistency showed an excellent consistency (Chronbach's α > 0.9) of the three subdomains score and the total pVHI score. The test-re-test reliability of the total pVHI score was {"}strong{"} with a Pearson's correlation coefficient of 0.97.CONCLUSIONS AND SIGNIFICANCE: The Danish pVHI is a valid and reliable instrument to assess the parents' perception of the impact of a voice disorder on a child's physical, social and emotional well-being.",
keywords = "Dysphonia, Pediatric voice disorder, Pediatric voice handicap index (pVHI)",
author = "Katrine Schneider and Mehlum, {Camilla Slot} and Christian Gr{\o}nh{\o}j and Thomas Kj{\ae}rgaard and M{\o}ller, {Charlotte Lange} and {von Buchwald}, Christian and Thomas Hjuler",
note = "Copyright {\textcopyright} 2019 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.",
year = "2019",
month = oct,
day = "1",
doi = "10.1016/j.ijporl.2019.06.020",
language = "English",
volume = "125",
pages = "11--14",
journal = "International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology",
issn = "0165-5876",
publisher = "Elsevier Ltd",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Reliability and validity of The Danish pediatric voice handicap index

AU - Schneider, Katrine

AU - Mehlum, Camilla Slot

AU - Grønhøj, Christian

AU - Kjærgaard, Thomas

AU - Møller, Charlotte Lange

AU - von Buchwald, Christian

AU - Hjuler, Thomas

N1 - Copyright © 2019 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

PY - 2019/10/1

Y1 - 2019/10/1

N2 - BACKGROUND: The pediatric voice handicap index (pVHI) questionnaire was developed in 2006 to provide parental information regarding the impact of a voice disorder on their child's life.OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to make a Danish version of the original American pVHI and to validate the Danish pVHI by evaluating its internal consistency and reliability.MATERIALS AND METHODS: The original version of the pVHI was translated into Danish. Nineteen parents of dysphonic children, diagnosed in a tertiary otolaryngology hospital department, and 43 parents of children without known voice disorder (control group) completed the questionnaire. The internal consistency, content validity including comparisons of the scores in the two groups and the test-retest reliability were assessed through statistical analysis.RESULTS: The total pVHI scores significantly differed between the group of parents with dysphonic children and the group of parents with children without known voice disorder (p < 0.001). The internal consistency showed an excellent consistency (Chronbach's α > 0.9) of the three subdomains score and the total pVHI score. The test-re-test reliability of the total pVHI score was "strong" with a Pearson's correlation coefficient of 0.97.CONCLUSIONS AND SIGNIFICANCE: The Danish pVHI is a valid and reliable instrument to assess the parents' perception of the impact of a voice disorder on a child's physical, social and emotional well-being.

AB - BACKGROUND: The pediatric voice handicap index (pVHI) questionnaire was developed in 2006 to provide parental information regarding the impact of a voice disorder on their child's life.OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to make a Danish version of the original American pVHI and to validate the Danish pVHI by evaluating its internal consistency and reliability.MATERIALS AND METHODS: The original version of the pVHI was translated into Danish. Nineteen parents of dysphonic children, diagnosed in a tertiary otolaryngology hospital department, and 43 parents of children without known voice disorder (control group) completed the questionnaire. The internal consistency, content validity including comparisons of the scores in the two groups and the test-retest reliability were assessed through statistical analysis.RESULTS: The total pVHI scores significantly differed between the group of parents with dysphonic children and the group of parents with children without known voice disorder (p < 0.001). The internal consistency showed an excellent consistency (Chronbach's α > 0.9) of the three subdomains score and the total pVHI score. The test-re-test reliability of the total pVHI score was "strong" with a Pearson's correlation coefficient of 0.97.CONCLUSIONS AND SIGNIFICANCE: The Danish pVHI is a valid and reliable instrument to assess the parents' perception of the impact of a voice disorder on a child's physical, social and emotional well-being.

KW - Dysphonia

KW - Pediatric voice disorder

KW - Pediatric voice handicap index (pVHI)

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U2 - 10.1016/j.ijporl.2019.06.020

DO - 10.1016/j.ijporl.2019.06.020

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 31229853

VL - 125

SP - 11

EP - 14

JO - International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology

JF - International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology

SN - 0165-5876

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ID: 58055077