Reliability of the quality of upper extremity skills test for children with cerebral palsy aged 2 to 12 years
MetadataShow full item record
Aim: To investigate reliability of the Quality of Upper Extremity Skills Test (QUEST) scores for children with cerebral palsy (CP) aged 212 years. Method: Thirty-one QUESTs from 24 children with CP were rated once by two raters and twice by one rater. Internal consistency of total scores, inter- and intra-rater reliability findings for total, domain, and item scores were calculated. Results: Total scores inter-rater reliability, Intra-class Correlation Coefficient (ICC) was 0.86, and for intra-rater reliability, ICC was 0.96. Domains had high reliability (ICC > 0.80) within raters and between raters except for grasp (moderate at ICC = 0.67). Item inter-rater reliability was moderate or better for 80% of items; item intra-rater reliability was moderate or better for 87% of items. Total score internal consistency was high (a = 0.97). Implications: The QUEST has proven reliability for children with CP aged 18 months to 8 years. This study demonstrates strong reliability for children aged 212 years. © 2012 Informa Healthcare USA, Inc.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Taylor, S.; McLean, B.; Falkmer, Torbjorn; Carey, L.; Girdler, Sonya; Elliott, Catherine; Blair, E. (2018)© The Author(s) 2018. Introduction: This article examines the effect of age and gender on somatosensory capacity for children and adolescents, and provides preliminary normative data and reliability for the SenScreen©Kids, ...
Validity and reliability of a freehand 3D ultrasound system for the determination of triceps surae muscle volume in children with cerebral palsyBarber, L.; Alexander, C.; Shipman, P.; Boyd, Roslyn; Reid, S.; Elliott, Catherine (2018)© 2018 Anatomical Society This study assessed the validity, intra-rater and inter-rater reliability of segmentation of in vivo medial gastrocnemius (MG), lateral gastrocnemius (LG) and soleus (SOL) muscle volume measurement ...
Young, Jesse; van Dooren, K.; Lennox, N.; Butler, Tony; Kinner, S. (2015)© 2015 MENCAP and International Association of the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Background: Reliable ascertainment of intellectual disability (ID) is important ...