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Horsan H, Fathnejad Kazemi A, Sharifi N, Masjoudi M. The Psychometric Properties of the Iranian Version of Postpartum Satisfaction Nursing Care Questionnaire. IJN. 2016; 28 (98) :67-78
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-2271-en.html

PhD Candidate of Repproductive Health, Student research office, Nursing & Midwifery School, Shahid beheshti university of medical science, Tehran, Iran (*Corresponding author). Tel: 09104972969 Email: Nasibeh.sharifi@sbmu.ac.ir
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Background & Aim: Evaluation and measurement of mother’s satisfaction from postpartum cares is so important in the quality of health care indexes. The purpose of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Postpartum Satisfaction Nursing Care Questionnaire (JPSNQ).

Material & Methods: This study was a methodological research. At the first, the English version of questionnaire was translated to Persian with regarding of the principles relating to the translation of reliability tests. By Convenience sampling, 150 women who had given birth in the hospital of Sanandaj, Iran were selected and they were completed the Persian version of questionnaire for construct validity (exploratory factor analysis). The reliability was verified by Cronbach's alpha coefficient and the correlation coefficient was confirmed by 20 participants with 10 days intervals. Data were analyzed using using SPSS software version 22.

Results: The factor analysis revealed the existence of 6 factors explaining the 63.9 % of total variance explanation. The exploratory factor analysis results showed an acceptable fitting and there was a significant correlation between questions and factors. Also, Cronbach’s alpha coefficient for questionnaire and the six domains were 0.94 and 0.83-0.93, respectively. Therefore there was appropriate correlation between questions, whole of questionnaire and in each domain. Intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC) was 0.89(CI95%= CI95%=0.83-0.97) indicating good stability.

Conclusion: The Iranian version of Postpartum Satisfaction Nursing Care Questionnaire including 39 items was a valid and reliable instrument to assess the satisfaction of patients from postpartum nursing care in hospitalls.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2015/11/23 | Accepted: 2016/02/24 | Published: 2016/02/24

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