Cross-cultural adaptation of the Daily living self-efficacy scale into brazilian portuguese


  • Cleane Rosa da Silva
  • Lia Raquel de Carvalho Viana
  • Gerlania Rodrigues Salviano Ferreira
  • Maria Cristina Lins Oliveira Frazão
  • Sthephanie de Abreu Freitas
  • Ana Luísa Fernandes Vieira Melo
  • Erica Maria Belmiro dos Santo
  • Kátia Neyla de Freitas Macedo Costa



nursing, stroke, self-efficacy, validation studies, methodological research in nursing


To carry out the cross-cultural adaptation of the Daily Living Self-Efficacy Scale into Brazilian Portuguese. This is a methodological cross-cultural adaptation study. The following stages were followed: translation; synthesis of translations; back-translation; review by a committee of judges; and pre-test. The Concordance Index was used to analyze equivalence and the Content Validity Coefficient was calculated for clarity of language, practical pertinence and relevance; and Fleiss' Kappa for the theoretical dimension. The stages of translation, back-translation and review by the committee of judges showed brief modifications, aimed at grammatical changes, inversion of words, replacement of terms with synonyms, exclusion of words and inclusion of articles and prepositions. The analysis of equivalences between the judges resulted in a concordance rate of over 80%. The practical relevance and theoretical relevance obtained a Content Validity Coefficient of 0.99 and clarity of language of 0.88, while the theoretical dimensions had a Fleiss Kappa of over 0.80. A pre-test was carried out with 30 participants. The cross-cultural adaptation of the Daily Living Self-Efficacy Scale into Brazilian Portuguese allowed the instrument to be adapted to the Brazilian context, showing properties for measuring self-efficacy in the daily life of stroke survivors.


BANDURA, A. Social foundations of thought and action: A social cognitive theory. 1 ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1986

BARREIRO, R. G.; LOPES, M. V. O.; CAVALCANTE, L. P. Middle-Range Theory for the Nursing Diagnosis of Low Self-Efficacy in Health. Rev Bras Enferm., [S.l.], v. 17, n. 14, e6014, 2020. DOI Disponível em: Acesso em: 4 set. 2023.

REVERTÉ-VILLARROYA, S. et al. Coping Strategies, Quality of Life, and Neurological Outcome in Patients Treated with Mechanical Thrombectomy after an Acute Ischemic Stroke. Int J Environ Res Public Heal, [S.l], v. 17, n.17, e6014, Aug. 2020. DOI Disponívem em: Acesso em: 1 set. 2023.

WANG, X. et al. Associations of psychological distress with positive psychological variables and activities of daily living among stroke patients: A cross-sectional study. BMC Psychiatry, [S.l.]. v.14, n. 1. p. 1-10, Dec. 2019. DOI Disponívem em: Acesso em: 13 set. 2023.

SZCZEPAŃSKA-GIERACHA. J.; MAZUREK, J. The Role of Self-Efficacy in the Recovery Process of Stroke Survivors. Psychol Res Behav Manag, [IS.l.], v.13, p. 897-906, 2020. DOI Disponível em: Acesso em: 1 abr. 2023.

KEI, P. C.; NORDIN, M. N. A.; AZIZ, A. F. The effectiveness of home-based therapy on functional outcome, self-efficacy and anxiety among discharged stroke survivors. Medicine (Baltimore), [S.l], v. 99, n. 47, e23296, 2020. DOI Disponível em: Acesso em: 1 mar. 2023.

MAUJEAN, A. et al. The daily living self-efficacy scale: A new measure for assessing self-efficacy in stroke survivors. Disabil Rehabil, [S.l], v. 36, n.6, p. 504–11, 2013. DOI Disponível em: Acesso: 19 abr. 2023.

AMIRI, F. S. et al. Investigating the effect of self-management program on stroke’s patients’ self-efficacy. BMC Neurol, [S.l.], v. 22, n. 1, p. 1-10, 2022. DOI Disponível em: Acesso: 11 abr. 2023.

LI, H. Y. et al. Validity and reliability of the Chinese version of the Daily Living Self-Efficacy Scale among stroke patients. Int J Rehabil Res, [S.l.], v. 39, n. 3, p. 219-25, 2016. DOI Disponível em: Acesso em 16 abr. 2023.

LO, S. H. S. et al. Association between participation self-efficacy and participation in stroke survivors. BMC Neurol, [S.l.]. v. 22, n. 1, p. 1-9 2022. DOI Disponível em: Acesso em 11 abr. 2023.

BEATON, D. et al. Recommendations for the Cross-Cultural Adaptation of the DASH & QuickDASH Outcome Measures. Institute for Work & Health; [S.l.]. 2007. Disponível: Acesso em 22 abr 2023.

LANDIS, J. R.; KOCH, G. G.h The measurement of observer agreement for categorical data. Biometrics, [S.l.]. v. 33, n. 1, p. 159-174,1977. DOI: Disponível em: Acesso em: 2 maio 2023

Resolução 466 de 12 de dezembro de 2012: diretrizes e normas regulamentadoras de pesquisa envolvendo seres humanos. Brasília (DF): MS; 2012. Brasil. Disponível em: Acesso: 17 abr. 2023

BRASIL. Lei n° 9.610, de 19 de fevereiro de 1998. Altera, atualiza e consolida a legislação sobre direitos autorais e dá outras providência. Brasília: DF. 1998. Disponível em: Acesso: 28 abr. 2023

SWAMI, V.; BARRON, D. Translation and validation of body image instruments: Challenges, good practice guidelines, and reporting recommendations for test adaptation. Body Image; [S.l.]. v. 31, n. 1, p. 204-220. DOI: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2018.08.014. Disponível em: Acesso em: 25 maio 2023

CARVALHO, M. C. L. de; HERMELINDA, R.; MACENA, M. My Exposure to Violence: tradução e adaptação transcultural para o português brasileiro. Revista De Saúde Pública; [S.l.]. v. 56, n. 77. DOI: Disponível em: Acesso em: 11 maio 2023

PHONGPHANNGAM, S.; LACH, H. W. Cross-cultural Instrument Translation and Adaptation: Challenges and Strategies. Pacific Rim Int J Nurs Res [S.l.]. v. 23, n. 2, p. 170-179. 2019. Disponível em: Acesso em: 10 abr. 2023

MADRUGA, K. et al . Adaptação transcultural do instrumento General Self Efficacy Scale-12 para o português do Brasil. Rev Eletrônica Enferm [S.l]. v.24. 2022. DOI: Disponível em: Acesso em: 25 abr. 2023

COSTA, T. F. et al. Adaptação transcultural da Bakas Caregiving Outcome Scale para o Português do Brasil. Acta Paul Enferm [S.l.]. v. 34. 2021. DOI: Disponível em: Acesso em: 18 maio 2023

ASSIS, A. R. V et al. Quality of life in people with coronary artery disease: translation and cross-cultural adaptation of a questionnaire. Rev Bras Enferm.[S.l]. v. 75, n. 1, 2021. DOI: Disponível em: Acesso em: 15 abr. 2023



How to Cite

da Silva, C. R., Viana, L. R. de C., Ferreira, G. R. S., Frazão, M. C. L. O., Freitas, S. de A., Melo, A. L. F. V., dos Santo, E. M. B., & Costa, K. N. de F. M. (2024). Cross-cultural adaptation of the Daily living self-efficacy scale into brazilian portuguese. CONTRIBUCIONES A LAS CIENCIAS SOCIALES, 17(2), e4227.