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Studies show that the relationship between Grandchildren and Grandparents affects the health and quality of life of both groups. currently There is no tool to evaluate the relationship in Iran. The purpose of this study was to assessment the validity and reliability of the Persian version of Relationship of Grandchild- Grandparents.
This  current  cross-sectional study was conducted on 505 students aged 9-17 years in Jahrom in 2018.  The Cluster sampling was used to select participants and to collect data and use. The Internal reliability evaluated by Cronbach's alpha and used Content Validity Index (CVI) .Statistical analysis was performed using SPSS  v.23 and AMOS.
The study population included the mean age 12.88 year with Standard deviation 2.67. Content Validity by CVI was 0.98. The questions were approved by experts in terms were simplified, clear and understandable by the participants.
Internal Consistency was obtained through Cronbach's alpha of 0.89. Alpha Cronbach was obtained for emotional dimension  grandchildren with grandparents 0.84 and for Participation dimension 0.83. result of construct validity showed that questionnaire was Fitness.) GFI =.964 ,  CMIN=2.504 , AGFI=.938  ,  RMSEA=.059(.
Result of this study showed that this questionnaire was of desirable Reliability and is suggested more studies for evalution reliability and validity.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: gerontology
Received: 2018/12/04 | Accepted: 2019/05/22

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