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Revista argentina de dermatología

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KHASKI, S et al. Pilot validation study of the Skindex-29 in argentine population. Rev. argent. dermatol. [online]. 2016, vol.97, n.2, pp.30-40. ISSN 1851-300X.

A pilot study has been performed in order to assess the validity and reliability of the Skindex-29 instrument, a self-administered report which evaluates the quality of life of argentine population with cutaneous conditions. The sample consisted of one-hundred and fifty subjects, one hundred were patients and fifty were not. Both the outcomes obtained and the subsampled comparisons turned out to be promising, with a high level of reliability and validity. This will allow to works with the same Instrument in different populations in order to confirm its stability.

Keywords : Skindex-29; Quality of life in dermatology; Validity; Reliability.

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