Background: Nasal obstruction is one of the most common symptoms in daily ENT practice. Etiology of nasal obstruction is multifactorial and could be caused by mucosal or structural factors. Nasal obstruction also correlates with quality of life. There are subjective and objective evaluation to diagnose nasal obstruction. Subjective evaluation for nasal obstruction can be assessed by using Nasal Obstruction and Symptom Evaluation (NOSE) Questionnaire. This questionnaire could be used to assess nasal obstruction caused by nasal deformities such as crooked nose, saddle nose, nasal valve dysfunction and septal deviation. Purpose: To assess the validity and reliability of Nasal Obstruction and Symptom Evaluation (NOSE) Questionnaire in Bahasa Indonesia. Method: This study was a cross sectional descriptive study, involved 62 respondents. Result: Based on the validity of the test, it showed good internal validity of each question, while on reliability test of NOSE questionnaire was excellent with values of Cronbach-α >0.8. Conclusion: The Indonesian adaptation of NOSE questionnaire was found as valid and reliable instrument for assessing nasal obstruction in nasal deformities.
|Publication status||Published - 1 Dec 2017|
- Nasal Obstruction Symptom Evaluation, sumbatan hidung, reliabilitas, validitas