Validity and Realiability Test of The Indonesian Version for Diabetes Quality of Life - Brief Clinical Inventory
Keywords:DQoL-BCI, diabetes mellitus, validity, reliability, quality of life
Objective: To test the validity and reliability of the Indonesian version of diabetes quality of life-brief
clinical inventory (DQoL-BCI).
Methods: A cross-cultural adaptation was performed using forward and backward translation. Validity and
reliability tests were conducted at Public Health Center (PHC) in Yogyakarta with 75 adult type 2 diabetes
(T2D) patients. Content validity and construct validity were conducted. The reliability test was assessed by
Results: The average age was 60years and most respondents were female with high school education and
unemployment. The results showed content validity index (CVI) score were 0.80-1.00 and 0.90 for item
and scale, respectively. The correlation among items indicated moderate association (r = 0.255-0.581). The
EFA resulted in the KMO 0.633, Bartlett test 310.604, p = 0.000, and total variance of explained QoL was
64.22%. Cronbach alpha of the Indonesian version of DQoL-BCI was 0.735, indicated adequate result.
Conclusion: The Indonesian version of DQoL-BCI is a reliable and valid instrument to assess health related
quality of life on T2D patients.
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