Validation of the Persian Version of the Sleep Condition Indicator in Pregnant Women
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Abstract:
Background and Objectives
One of the most common problems during pregnancy is sleep disorders, which is the result of physiological, hormonal and physical changes in pregnancy and can be the basis for many disorders before, during, and after delivery. The aim of this study was to determine the psychometric properties of the persion version of  Sleep Condition Indicator in a sample of Iranian pregnant women.  
Methods
In present study, 300 pregnant women reffered to health center of Kowsar (affiliated to Qazvin University of Medical Sciences) that were gathered via accesible sampling method, completed the Sleep Condition Indicator in 2017. Face, content, and construct validity (convergent and divergent validity) and reliability of selected questionnaire were calculated.  
Results
The results of exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis showed two sustained and distinct factors, including quantity in sleep quality and the consequences of low sleep quality. The two-factor fit of Sleep Condition Indicator was approved based on standard indicators. Convergent and divergent validity were acceptable for all factors. Moreover, the internal consistency and reliability of the construct were also acceptable.  
Conclusion
The results of this study showed that the Sleep Condition Indicator is valid and reliable among pregnant women, so it seems that this tool can be used to screen sleep disorders in women during pregnancy.
Article Type:
Research/Original Article
Language:
Persian
Published:
Iranian Journal of Epidemiology, Volume:14 Issue:4, 2019
Pages:
366 - 374
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