Test-Retest Reliability of Indian Stroke Scale on Functional Activities in Chronic Stroke Patient
BACKGROUND: Stroke is a neurological deficit which attributes to acute focal injury of CNS caused by loss of blood supply to brain. Indian Stroke Scale, recently invented scale to assess the participation of daily activities in stroke patients. Hence, this study was done to evaluate the reliability of Indian Stroke Scale on functional activities in chronic stroke patients.
METHOD: 30 chronic stroke patients were selected and screened through study criteria. The procedure was explained and written consent was taken. Scores of Indian Stroke Scale was taken pre and post treatment session.
RESULT: Statistical analysis reveals the correlation of 0.996. The level of significance of all subscales was 0.000. Since, the correlation value was between the 0.8 - 1, there was a strong positive correlation.
CONCLUSION: The study concluded that the Indian Stroke Scale is highly reliable.
KEYWORDS: INDIAN STROKE SCALE, CHRONIC STROKE, STROKE, CORRELATION, DISABILITY, RELIBILITY
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