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1- Department of Ergonomics, University of Social Welfare Rehabilitation Science, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Ergonomics, University of Social Welfare Rehabilitation Science, Tehran, Iran , Hrmokhtarinia@yahoo.com
3- Department of Statistics, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
4- Department of Health Services Management, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Objective: The aim of this work was the translation, cultural adaptation and validation of the Persian version of the Rapid Office Stress Assessment (ROSA) checklist. Material & Methods: This methodological study was conducted according of IQOLA method. 100 office worker were selected in order to carry out a psychometric evaluation of the ROSA checklist by performing validity (face and convergent) analyses. The convergent validity was evaluated using RULA checklist. Results: Upon major changes made to the ROSA checklist during the translation/cultural adaptation process, face validity of the Persian version was obtained. Spearman correlation coefficient between total score of ROSA check list and RULA checklist was significant (r=0.76, p<0.0001). Conclusion: The results indicated that the translated version of the ROSA checklist is acceptable in terms of face validity, convergent validity in target society, and hence provides a useful instrument for assessing Iranian office workers

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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Biostatistics
Received: 25/05/2015 | Accepted: 19/09/2015 | Published: 22/12/2015