Urdu Version of Northwick Park Neck Pain Questionnaire: Reliability and Validity Study

Is Urdu Version of Northwick Park Neck Pain Questionnaire a Culturally Adaptable and Valid Tool to Assess the Neck Pain in Pakistani Population?


Lead Sponsor: Riphah International University

Source Riphah International University
Brief Summary

- To adapt culturally Neck Pain Questionnaire in Urdu language. - To check the reliability of Urdu version of Neck Pain Questionnaire - To validate Neck Pain Questionnaire by Neck Disability Index and Visual Analogue Scale and Numeric Pain Rating Scale.

Detailed Description

The original English version of Northwick Park Neck Pain Questionnaire will be translated and culturally adapted as per previous recommendation. In patients with neck pain, Urdu Version of Northwick Park Neck Pain Questionnaire will be distributed among 70 participants choose a convenience sampling technique based on pre-defined inclusion and exclusion criteria. To test reliability of inter/intra observer of ultimate final Urdu Version of Northwick Park Neck Pain Questionnaire will be filled from patients on the equivalent day, by 2 different bystanders, and for inter observer valuation, with an interval of 30 minutes between the first and second application. Third assessment will be carried out after 7 days of the Observer -1, for intra-observer assessment. Data will be entered and analyzed Cronbach alpha value. Test-retest reliability will be assessed using an intraclass correlation coefficient. Urdu Version of Northwick Park Neck Pain Questionnaire will be evaluated for content validity, construct validity, criterion validity and responsiveness.

Overall Status Recruiting
Start Date 2021-05-30
Completion Date 2022-07-20
Primary Completion Date 2022-07-20
Study Type Observational
Primary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
Northwick Park Neck Pain Questionnaire 1st day
Neck Disability Index 1st day
Visual Analogue Scale 1st day
Numeric Pain Rating Scale 1st day
Enrollment 70

Sampling Method:

Non-Probability Sample


Inclusion Criteria: 1. Both Male and Female 2. Minimum age is 18 years 3. Maximum age up to 60 years 4. People with Chronic neck pain 5. Duration of pain more then 3 months 6. No history of neck therapy 7. Not had any neck therapy Exclusion Criteria: 1. People with medical history regarding skeleton issues 2. People with traumas 3. Having Neck surgery 4. People with neurological deficits ( like malignancies or inflammatory arthritis) 5. People went for therapy were also excluded. 6. People with age more than 60 and less than 18 were excluded..



Minimum Age:

18 Years

Maximum Age:

60 Years

Healthy Volunteers:


Overall Official
Last Name Role Affiliation
Muhammad Kashif Study Chair Riphah International University
Overall Contact

Last Name: Muhammad Kashif

Phone: +92418777210

Email: [email protected]

Facility: Status: Contact: Ripah International University Muhammad Kashif 0418777210 [email protected]
Location Countries


Verification Date


Responsible Party

Type: Sponsor

Has Expanded Access No
Condition Browse
Patient Data No
Study Design Info

Observational Model: Ecologic or Community

Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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