Background: Use “Women’s questionnaire” will allow the healthcare professional to meet previously an area in which a woman gets better care during labour and delivery, enabling thus an implementation of strategies for the care and promotion humanized childbirth. On exposed, this research aims to adapt the “Women’s Questionnaire” to the reality of assistance in Ceará.
Method: methodological study adopted the procedures recommended in psychometric of face and content validation by seven judges, semantic analysis by 30 mothers and a pre – test involving 30 postpartum women interned in rooming hospital from April to September 2013. It has been considered necessary to have the agreement of at least 80% of the judges for validation, for pertinence and Content Validation Index.
Results: This paper shows that most items have been considered clear, comprehensive and relevant by the judges. The final Content Validity Index of the questionnaire was 0.88. The suggestions of the mothers were accepted.
Conclusion: The questionnaire finished with 21 items showing up adapted to the reality of the assistance of Ceará, being considered in the context of assistance as a tool to evaluate the care provided to women during labor, delivery and postpartum.
from International Archives of Medicine