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Title: Psychometric properties of the Chinese (Putonghua) version of the oxford cognitive screen (OCS-P) in subacute poststroke patients without neglect
Authors: Hong, WJ
Tao, J
Wong, AWK
Yang, SL
Leung, MT 
Lee, TC
Demeyere, N
Lau, SCL 
Chien, CW 
Chan, CCH 
Chen, LD
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Source: BioMed research international, 2018, 6827854, p. 1-12 How to cite?
Journal: BioMed research international 
Abstract: Background. Oxford Cognitive Screen is designed for assessing cognitive functions of poststroke patients. This study was aimed to assess the psychometric properties of the Chinese (Putonghua) version of the Oxford Cognitive Screen-Putonghua (OCS-P) for use among poststroke patients without neglect.
Methods. Expert review panel evaluated content validity of the Chinese-translated items. After pilot tested the translated items, the patients and healthy participants completed the OCS-P as well as the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA-ChiB) and Goldenberg's test. A group of patients completed OCS-P for the second time within seven days. Data analyses included confirmatory factor analysis, item difficulty and item-total correlation, inter- and intrarater reliability, internal consistency, and between-group discrimination.
Results. One hundred patients and 120 younger (n = 60) or older (n = 60) healthy participants completed all the tests. Modifications were required for items in the "Picture Naming", "Orientation", and "Sentence Reading" subscales. Confirmatory factor analysis revealed a three-factor structure for the OCS-P subscales. The internal consistency coefficients for the three identified test dimensions were 0.30 to 0.52 (Cronbach's alpha). Construct validity coefficients between the OCS-P and MoCA-ChiB subscales were 0.45 < r < 0.79 (p < 0.001) and the "Praxis" subscale of OCS-P and Goldenberg's test was r = 0.72 (p < 0.001). The interrater reliability coefficients for the subscales were in general higher than the intrarater reliability coefficients. The "Picture Naming" and "Numerical Cognition" subscales were the most significant (p = 0.003) for differentiating patient participants from their older healthy counterpart.
Conclusion. This study generated satisfactory evidence on the content validity, substantive validity, construct validity, inter- and intrarater reliability, and known-group discrimination of the OCS-P. They support its application among poststroke patients who speak Putonghua. Future studies could review the existing five-dimension domains for improving its structural validity and internal consistency as well as generate evidence of the OCS-P for use among the poststroke patients with neglect.
ISSN: 2314-6133
EISSN: 2314-6141
DOI: 10.1155/2018/6827854
Rights: Copyright © 2018 Wen-jun Hong et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
The following publication Hong, W. J., Tao, J., Wong, A. W. K., Yang, S. L., Leung, M. T., Lee, T. C., … & Chen, L. D. (2018). Psychometric properties of the Chinese (Putonghua) version of the oxford cognitive screen (OCS-P) in subacute poststroke patients without neglect. Biomed Research International, 6827854, 1-12 is available at
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