Reliability and Validity Test of the Indonesian Version of the Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire

Musculoskeletal disorder remains to be a health and safety problem. One of measuring instrument often use to assess musculoskeletal disorders worldwide is the Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire (NMQ). This questionnaire translated into various languages and tested for its validity and reliability. However, it has limitations, such as the difficulty of application in countries that do not speak English. This study aims to test the validity and reliability of the Indonesian version of NMQ in women weavers working using traditional handlooms in East Kalimantan Indonesia from March to May 2018. The validity of items obtained ranges 0.501 (min.) to 0.823 (max.), and Cronbach's alpha reliability was 0.726. In conclusion, the NMQ in Indonesian version has satisfactory psychometric properties with adequate validity and reliability.


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