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Living with Long term condition Scale: a pilot validation study of a new person centred tool in the UK

Living with Long term condition Scale: a pilot validation study of a new person centred tool in the UK
Living with Long term condition Scale: a pilot validation study of a new person centred tool in the UK
Aim: to cross‐culturally adapt and determine the preliminary psychometric properties of the English version of the LwLTC Scale in people living with long‐term conditions in the UK.

Design: cross‐cultural adaptation and cross‐sectional study.

Methods: forty‐nine patients with five long‐term conditions were included in the pilot study. Patients completed the English version of the LwLTC Scale and a bespoke questionnaire related to the scale. Feasibility/acceptability, internal consistency and construct validity were analysed.

Results: 59.2% of participants were female, with an average age of 65.9 (SD = 12.30). Cronbach's alpha coefficient ranged between 0.50 and 0.84. Content validity showed that the English version of the LwLTC Scale was useful even negative items were identified.

Conclusion: these preliminary psychometric properties are satisfactory and promising. Further psychometric analyses are needed to verify them in a larger and more representative sample size during the main validation study, which is now in process.
cross-cultural adaptation, instruments, living with, long term condition, patient, person centred, pilot study
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Ambrosio Gutierrez, Leire
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Hislop Lennie, Kelly
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Barker, Hannah Ruth
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Culliford, David
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Portillo Vega, Maria Carmen
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Ambrosio Gutierrez, Leire, Hislop Lennie, Kelly, Barker, Hannah Ruth, Culliford, David and Portillo Vega, Maria Carmen (2021) Living with Long term condition Scale: a pilot validation study of a new person centred tool in the UK. Nursing Open, 8 (4), 1909-1919. (doi:10.1002/nop2.859).

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Abstract

Aim: to cross‐culturally adapt and determine the preliminary psychometric properties of the English version of the LwLTC Scale in people living with long‐term conditions in the UK.

Design: cross‐cultural adaptation and cross‐sectional study.

Methods: forty‐nine patients with five long‐term conditions were included in the pilot study. Patients completed the English version of the LwLTC Scale and a bespoke questionnaire related to the scale. Feasibility/acceptability, internal consistency and construct validity were analysed.

Results: 59.2% of participants were female, with an average age of 65.9 (SD = 12.30). Cronbach's alpha coefficient ranged between 0.50 and 0.84. Content validity showed that the English version of the LwLTC Scale was useful even negative items were identified.

Conclusion: these preliminary psychometric properties are satisfactory and promising. Further psychometric analyses are needed to verify them in a larger and more representative sample size during the main validation study, which is now in process.

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Accepted/In Press date: 1 March 2021
e-pub ahead of print date: 15 March 2021
Additional Information: Publisher Copyright: © 2021 The Authors. Nursing Open published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Copyright: Copyright 2021 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.
Keywords: cross-cultural adaptation, instruments, living with, long term condition, patient, person centred, pilot study

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Local EPrints ID: 447883
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/447883
PURE UUID: 57bd8bbb-f326-4af4-bd65-97b43073d9ec
ORCID for Kelly Hislop Lennie: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-8242-8665
ORCID for David Culliford: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-1663-0253
ORCID for Maria Carmen Portillo Vega: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-1583-6612

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Date deposited: 25 Mar 2021 18:20
Last modified: 26 Nov 2021 03:04

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Author: Leire Ambrosio Gutierrez
Author: Kelly Hislop Lennie ORCID iD
Author: David Culliford ORCID iD

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