Validity and Reliability of the Korean Version of the Behaviour Problems Inventory

Byounglock Jeong, Eunyoung Yoo, Minye Jung, Daehyuk Kang, Soyeon Park, Soo Hyun Park

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Background: The aim of this study was to establish the psychometric properties of the Korean Behaviour Problems Inventory (BPI-01). Methods: Fifty-five allied professionals completed a content validity questionnaire about the Korean BPI-01. To examine reliability, 52 individuals with intellectual disabilities residing in a medium-sized residential home were evaluated by two occupational therapists trained in the administration of the Korean BPI-01 through interviews with caregivers who had known the residents at least 6 months. Results: Allied professionals' responses supported the content validity of the Korean BPI-01. The results of intraclass correlation coefficients and Cronbach's α indicate that the Korean BPI-01 is a reliable instrument. Conclusions: The results of the present study indicate that the Korean BPI-01 holds adequate content validity and reliability for measuring behavioural problems in individuals with intellectual disabilities in Korean clinical settings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)578-590
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Nov

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


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