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Validation of the Spanish Version of the Neck Disability Index

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00349544
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 7, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 9, 2008
Spanish Back Pain Research Network (REIDE)
Information provided by:
Kovacs Foundation

Brief Summary:
The primary purpose of this study is to adapt the Neck Disability Index (NDI)and the Cervical Core Set 6 (CCS6) to the Spanish population. Other objectives are to determine the correlation between intensity of cervical pain, degree of disability, and quality of life; to determine the correlation between the NDI, CCS6 and the Northwick Park Neck Pain Questionnaire; and to determine factors that predict the chronification of disability.

Condition or disease
Neck Pain Cervicalgia

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 221 participants
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Validation of the Transcultural Adaptation of the Neck Disability Index in the Spanish Population
Study Start Date : October 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2007

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients who visit their physician for cervicalgia, with or without referred pain

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients who visit physician for cervicalgia
  • with or without referred pain
  • must be able to read and write

Exclusion Criteria:

  • disease of central nervous system, with or without treatment
  • migraine
  • indications for surgery
  • suspicion of systemic disease

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Fundación Kovacs
Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, 07012
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kovacs Foundation
Spanish Back Pain Research Network (REIDE)
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Study Chair: Francisco M. Kovacs, MD, PhD Kovacs Foundation, Palma de Mallorca 07012, Spain
Study Director: Juan Bago, MD Hospital Vall d'Hebron 119-129, Barcelona 08035, Spain
Study Director: Luis Cuesta, MD Mutua Asepeyo, Madrid 28820, Spain
Study Director: José Luis Martín, MD Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves, Granada 18014, Spain
Study Director: Luis Alvarez, MD Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Madrid 28040, Spain
Study Director: María Angeles Usero, MD Centro de Salud Perales del Rio, Madrid 28909, Spain
Study Director: Carmen Fernández, MD Centro de Salut de Valldargent, Palma de Mallorca 07013, Spain
Study Director: María Dolores Castillo, MD Delegación Pral. de Asuntos Sociales, Granada 18011, Spain
Study Director: Montserrat Cañellas, MD Consorci Sanitari del Parc Taulí, Hospital Sabadell, Barcelona 08208, Spain
Study Director: Montserrat Núñez, MD Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Barcelona 08036, Spain
Study Director: Sergio Giménez, MD Centro de Salud Ciudad Jardín, Málaga 29017, Spain
Study Director: Pablo Panero, MD ZBS Órgiva, Granada 18640, Spain
Study Director: Luis González, MD Centro de Salud Serrería II, Valencia 46022, Spain
Study Director: Myriam Bernal, MD Servicio de Rehabilitación del Hospital Clínico de Valladolid, Valladolid 47002, Spain
Study Director: Mateo Seguí, MD Unidad Básica de Salut Es Castell, Menorca 07720, Spain
Study Director: Víctor Abraira, PhD Unidad de Bioestadística, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid 28034, Spain
Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Francisco M. Kovacs, Director of Scientific Department, Kovacs Foundation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00349544    
Other Study ID Numbers: FK-R-10
First Posted: July 7, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 9, 2008
Last Verified: May 2008
Keywords provided by Kovacs Foundation:
Neck pain
Quality of life
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Neck Pain
Neurologic Manifestations