Open Access Research article

Cultural adaptation and validation of the “Kidney Disease and Quality of Life - Short Form (KDQOL-SF™) version 1.3” questionnaire in Egypt

Samar Abd ElHafeez1*, Sunny A Sallam1, Zahira M Gad1, Carmine Zoccali2, Claudia Torino2, Giovanni Tripepi2, Hala S ElWakil3 and Noha M Awad1

Author Affiliations

1 Epidemiology Department, High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

2 CNR-IBM, Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of Renal diseases and Hypertension of Reggio Calabria, Reggio Calabria, Italy

3 Nephrology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

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BMC Nephrology 2012, 13:170  doi:10.1186/1471-2369-13-170

Published: 13 December 2012

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Additional file 1:

The Questionnaire: contains the Arabic version of the KDQOL-SFTM 1.3 questionnaire that has been validated by the authors in this study.

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Additional file 2:

A table: shows correlation between different items of kidney disease targeted scale of the Arabic version of the KDQOL-SFTM version 1.3 among the 100 CKD patients.

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