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The Stroke Impact Scale, SIS, is a health related quality of life questionnaire used to measure the consequences of stroke in adult stroke survivors and caregivers.


The Stroke Impact Scale is available in several languages and has been validated in multiple countries. In December 2014, the French version of the SIS was well accepted by patients, Cronbach's alpha was >89% for all scales, physical domains significantly correlated other measures of physical capacity (Barthel Index and Duke Health Profile, Spearman coefficients between 0.5 and 0.73), and psychometric properties were similar to the US version. More psychometric validation can be found in this article: <i>Caƫl S, Decavel P, Binquet C, Benaim C, Puyraveau M, Chotard M, Moulin T, Parratte B, Bejot Y, Mercier M. Stroke Impact Scale Version 2: Validation of the French Version. Phys Ther. 2014 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25476718.</i>


Pamela W Duncan, Sue M Lai, Stephanie Studenski


Domains Quality of Life
Target Population

Adults with stroke

Evaluated via ORE No
Conditions Stroke


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