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


Riphah International University




Neck Pain

Study type


Funder types




Details and patient eligibility


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.

Full 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.


70 patients




18 to 60 years old


No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Both Male and Female
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Maximum age up to 60 years
  • People with Chronic neck pain
  • Duration of pain more then 3 months
  • No history of neck therapy
  • Not had any neck therapy

Exclusion criteria

  • People with medical history regarding skeleton issues
  • People with traumas
  • Having Neck surgery
  • People with neurological deficits ( like malignancies or inflammatory arthritis)
  • People went for therapy were also excluded.
  • People with age more than 60 and less than 18 were excluded..

Trial contacts and locations



Central trial contact

Muhammad Kashif

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