Validation of Family Management Measure for the Brazilian culture

<div><p>ABSTRACT Etjective: To validate the Family Management Measure (FaMM) for Brazilian culture. Method: Quantitative research excerpt, following the recommendations for validation studies. The data presented refer to the last stage of the process. Results: The internal consistency of the items was analyzed through Cronbach's alpha of the six domains: Child's Daily Life (0.78); Condition Management Effort (0.51); Condition Management Ability (0.55); Family Life Difficulty (0.86); View of Condition Impact (0.56); and Parental Mutuality (0.80). Exploratory factorial analysis of the instrument was carried out, obtaining an acceptable adjustment, according to validation standards. Conclusion: The FaMM presents evidence of validation and can be used in the Brazilian culture under the name of Instrumento de Medida de Manejo Familiar, which was adjusted in eight domains, providing varied aspects of family management and a good evaluation of the fundamental aspects of family life in the context of childhood chronic conditions.</p></div>