2020, Cilt 7, Sayı 3, Sayfa(lar) 232-239
Reliability and Validity Assessment of the Turkish Version of the Leuven Questionnaire on Patient Knowledge of Chemotherapy
Serpil SU1, Şule ECEVİT ALPAR2
1Dr. Öğr. Üyesi, Necmettin Erbakan Üniversitesi Hemşirelik Fakültesi, Konya, Türkiye
2Prof. Dr., Marmara Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, Hemşirelik Bölümü, İstanbul, Türkiye
Keywords: Chemotherapy, level of knowledge, reliability, validity

Aim: The research was conducted in order to evaluate the validity and reliability of the Leuven Questionnaire on Patient Knowledge of Chemotherapy (L-PaKC).

Material and Methods: The population of the study, which is a methodological type, consisted of all patients who received chemotherapy in outpatient chemotherapy units of two hospitals in Konya, and the sample consisted of 239 patients who received chemotherapy between March and July 2014. The data of the study were collected using Patient Information Form, L-PaKC and analyzed using the SPSS 20.0 package program.

Results: As a result of the validity-reliability study of L-PaKC, Cronbach Alpha was 0.86, the total score correlation of the items was between rs:0.25 and 0.58, fit index was Chi-Square:151.83 (p≤0.001), Degrees of Freedom:100, RMSEA:0.047, SRMR:0.061, CFI:0.90, NNFI:0.88, GFI:0.93, AGFI:0.90, and test and re-test correlation was found as r:0.71, p≤0.001.

Conclusion: It was determined that the Turkish version of L-PaKC is a valid and reliable scale.