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HERNANDEZ-ESCOLAR, Jacqueline; BOHORQUEZ MORENO, Cristina  y  MONDRAGON-BOHORQUEZ, Sandra. Validation of an instrument to evaluate the community component of the integrated care strategy for prevalent childhood diseases (IMCI). Enferm. glob. [online]. 2021, vol.20, n.61, pp.172-192.  Epub 01-Feb-2021. ISSN 1695-6141.


Validate an instrument to evaluate the community component of the integrated care strategy for prevalent childhood diseases (IMCI).


descriptive cross-sectional study, which sought to find the construct validity of the SIAC survey specified to measure community IMCI, through an exploratory factor analysis, which reduces the number of items that explained the constructs; 120 teenage mothers from the city of Cartagena, Colombia participated. The construction validation was carried out through the Exploratory Factor Analysis, with the Main Factors method, the Bartlett sphericity test and the measurement of the sampling adequacy of Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin (KMO coefficient) were performed using the SPSS statistical package. version 22.0.


According to the values ​​obtained in domains 1 (basic sanitation), 3 (breastfeeding and complementary feeding), 4 (immunizations), 5 (warning signs), 11 (care of pregnant women) and 13 (AIDS), the main axis factorization method was applied. In domain 7 (accident prevention) the principal component factorization method was performed.


the SIAC survey maintained good levels of validity after the change in the 7 domains, it is necessary to evaluate the cut-off points that allow a more sensitive and specific diagnosis of the degree of appropriation and application of the key practices of the IMCI strategy, for part of the caregivers of children under 5 years

Palabras clave : Integrated Management of Childhood Illness; child; mother; Validity.

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