The Indonesian Version of SF-36 Questionnaire: Validity and Reliability Testing in Indonesian Healthcare Workers Who Handle Infectious Diseases

Authors

  • Berliana Devianti Putri
  • Nur Septia Handayani
  • Sahra Zafhira Ekayafita
  • Ajeng Dilla Lestari

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14677

Keywords:

Health related quality of life, 36-Item Short From Health Survey (SF-36), Healthcare workers, Validity, Reliability

Abstract

Quality of life is a parameter to measure the position of life for high-risk people, including healthcare workers
who handle infectious disease. Quality of life affects productivity and performance. A lot of instruments
can be used to measure the quality of life, which one is the 36-item Short From Health Survey (SF-36). It
is an international standard questionnaire which measuring health-related quality of life, so a translation
process into Indonesian is necessary. The aim of this study is to evaluate the validity and reliability of SF-36
questionnare on Indonesian version. This study was an observational analytic with a cross-sectional design.
This study divided into 2 stages, ie. translating questionnaire into Indonesian version, then testing it with
respondents. We evaluated 45 healthcare workers working in the COVID-19 isolation room. Data were
taken from September to October 2020. This study was analyzed by Pearson Correlation and Cronbach’
alpha with ?=5% and using SPSS v.23 software. Results showed that the overall cronbach’ alpha coefficient
was 0.883, while the five dimensions were >0.70 (physical function, vitality, mental health, bodily pain,
and general health). But, the role physical, role emotional, and social function dimensions had cronbach’
alpha coefficient 0.6-0.7. The Indonesian version of SF-36 was valid and reliable, so it could be used as a
instruments for measuring health related quality of life among healthcare workers who handle infectious
diseases, especially in COVID-19.

Author Biographies

Berliana Devianti Putri

Lecturer

Nur Septia Handayani

Lecturer

Sahra Zafhira Ekayafita

Student, Faculty of Vocational Studies, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia

Ajeng Dilla Lestari

Student, Faculty of Vocational Studies, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia

Published

2021-03-24

How to Cite

Berliana Devianti Putri, Nur Septia Handayani, Sahra Zafhira Ekayafita, & Ajeng Dilla Lestari. (2021). The Indonesian Version of SF-36 Questionnaire: Validity and Reliability Testing in Indonesian Healthcare Workers Who Handle Infectious Diseases. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 2114-2111. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14677