Escala APGAR-familiar en adolescentes de Lima. Received: Approved : Scale of family functioning, developed by Smilkstein (). Various efforts. Smilkstein G. The family APGAR: a proposal for a family function test and its use Funcionalidade familiar de idosos com alterações cognitivas: a percepção do. Palavras-Chave: ansiedade e depressão de Zung; APGAR familiar; baremas; . Family Apgar: it is an instrument designed by Gabriel Smilkstein, neurologist.

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The elders that lived alone were excluded from the research. The average amount of relatives was 3.

In general, the Anxiety, Depression and Family Apgar scales functioned adequately in UIS students, with the only variation of the Depression scale that finally consisted of 19 items. The scale was validated with a Mexican sample of pec lie aged between 14 and 60 years.

Family Apgar items show an excellent discrimination level with respect to the total score, with areas under the ROC curve significantly higher than 0,5, at a significance level of 0,01 See Table 4.

The verification of the psychometric properties of the instruments, used in the diagnostic process of the students admitted to the Universidad Industrial de Santander, allows to know the scores that regulate this population, which will facilitate the diagnosis of weaknesses and the study of Risk factors associated with academic performance in future cohorts, as well as continue with the validation of the other measuring instruments used in this process.

No statistically significant average differences were smilksteni in the variables of anxiety, depression and family Apgar between the age groups both in women and men, which is affirmed with a level of significance of 0, It is not suggested to modify the questionnaire proposed by Zung to measure anxiety, to be applied in Colombian population with ds characteristics described above.

The family bonds demonstrated that In Japanese family practice, previous studies have noted that physicians do not like administering the full Family APGAR, despite the fact that it comprises only five questions.


The Pearson Chi-square test for contingency tables was used to measure the independence between clinical diagnoses and their incidence per year. Thus, we experienced little recognition of the necessity of and accompanying financial support for this study. The scale results are based on the sum of the score of each question multiplied by a coefficient appropriate for the content. It must be noted that our study remains important despite the time taken to publish it.

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However, this process was highly costly. Patients completed the questionnaire while waiting at the billing department after their medical examinations.

Qualidade de vida e fatores associados em idosos dependentes em uma cidade do interior do Nordeste. Written informed consent was obtained from all subjects. Adding to that, there was a pre-test, in order to guarantee the correct administration of the members of the mentioned research group.

Adaptability, on the other hand, is defined as the ability of a marital or family system to change its power structure, role relationships, and relationship rules in response to situational and developmental stress. When reviewing the internal consistency of the anxiety and depression scales between male and female groups, no significant differences were observed, which leads to the conclusion that scales can be used reliably in men and women.

It is important to highlight the use of Family APGAR recommended by the Brazilian Ministry of Health in the country 2thus supposing it is already adequate regarding semantic, conceptual, operational and item-wise equivalence The ones responsible to collect the data were previously trained to apply the research instruments.

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In the absence of differences in the item score regarding the total test, it is affirmed aptar the dee does not have power of discrimination, a reason why it must be eliminated. This is a methodological research, that deals with the development, validation and evaluation of research tools When they were asked about the quality of the relationship with their relatives, The final version of the instrument created was evaluated and approved by two scientists with PhD in Nursing, with expertise in gerontology scientific research.


University of Minnesota; Takenaka is the corresponding author. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.

The analysis of smilsktein validity of Family APGAR criterion, in this study, demonstrated to be satisfactory, which can be seen by the Pearson’s r correlation coefficient found: To answer the research questions, the psychometric properties of the scales used were verified through a study of famliar internal consistency, through Cronbach’s Alpha, followed by an exploratory factor analysis. Background Practicing family medicine relies on sufficient understanding of the biopsychosocial aspects of patients.

Considering the extensive gap between data collection and publication, it is possible that the Japanese family structure and social context differ nowadays compared to when the dr was first conducted.

Analysis of psychometric properties of family APGAR with elderly in northeast Brazil

The online version of this article smilstein However, for a wider intervention planning, it is suggested that other measuring instruments are used simultaneously, in order that the evaluation of all dimensions of family functioning are observed properly. There is a strong suggestion to perform future investigations that may evaluate the psychometric proprieties of Family APGAR, not only over the regional scenario of Brazilian Northeast region, but also in many other sociocultural environments of the different geographical regions of the country.

Arch Gen Psychiatry12, We appreciate the work of everyone who supported us and ssmilkstein participated in this study.