The development and validation of the Satisfaction Questionnaire for Osteoporosis Prevention in Malaysia

Li Shean Toh, Pauline Siew Mei Lai, David Bin Chia Wu, Kok Thong Wong, Bee Yean Low, Alexander Tong Boon Tan, Claire Anderson

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    Purpose: To develop and validate the English version of the Satisfaction Questionnaire for Osteoporosis Prevention (SQOP) in Malaysia. Methods: The SQOP was modified from the Osteoporosis Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire and developed based on literature review and patient interviews. Face and content validity were established via an expert panel. The SQOP consists of two sections: clinical services and types of counseling. There were 23 items in total, each with a five-point Likert-type response. Satisfaction score was calculated by converting the total score to a percentage. A higher score indicates higher satisfaction. English speaking, non-osteoporotic, postmenopausal women aged =50 years were included in the study. Participants were randomized to either the control or intervention group. Intervention participants were provided counseling, whereas control participants received none. Participants answered the SQOP at baseline and 2 weeks later. Results: A total of 140 participants were recruited (control group: n=70; intervention group: n=70). No significant differences were found in any demographic aspects. Exploratory factor analysis extracted seven domains. Cronbach?s a for the domains ranged from 0.531?0.812. All 23 items were highly correlated using Spearman?s correlation coefficient 0.469?0.996 (P
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1365 - 1382
    Number of pages18
    JournalPatient Preference and Adherence
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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