Validation of EORTC IN-PATSAT32 for Chinese patients with gastrointestinal cancer
Jishui Zhang,1,* Shumin Xie,2,* Jiahao Liu,2 Weilin Sun,3 Hui Guo,3 Yingbin Hu,4 Xin Gao5,*
1The Second Department of General Surgery, Cangzhou Central Hospital, Hebei, 2Xiangya Medical School of Central South University, Changsha, 3Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, 4Department of General Surgery, Hunan Tumor Hospital, Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University, Hunan, 5Department of Radiotherapy, Cangzhou Central Hospital, Hebei, People’s Republic of China
*These authors contributed equally to this work
Purpose: To test the psychometric properties and applicability of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer In-patient Satisfaction with Care Questionnaire 32 (EORTC IN-PATSAT32) for Chinese patients with gastrointestinal cancer.
Patients and methods: A total of 106 inpatients with gastrointestinal cancer at Cangzhou Center Hospital were enrolled in this study. All were treated at Cangzhou Center Hospital from July 2013–March 2014. All participants self-administered the EORTC IN-PATSAT32 and EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire – Core 30 (EORTC QLQ-C30).
Results: The Cronbach’s a coefficients were >0.70 for all scales of the EORTC IN-PATSAT32. Multitrait scaling analysis showed that all-item scale correlation coefficients met the standard of convergent validity, while only 50.0% met the standard of discriminant validity. A weak correlation was found between the scales and single items of the EORTC IN-PATSAT32 and EORTC QLQ-C30.
Conclusion: The EORTC IN-PATSAT32 appears to be a reliable, valid, and acceptable instrument for measuring patient satisfaction among Chinese patients with gastrointestinal cancer.
Keywords: gastrointestinal cancer, patient satisfaction, EORTC IN-PATSAT32, psychometrics
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