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Exploratory Factor Analysis of the Chilean Deafness Attitude Scale

Natalia Belmar, Isabel Quappe, Luis Luengo, Valeria Campos
2018 International Journal of Medical and Surgical Sciences  
The aim of this study is to evaluate the factorial structure and internal reliability of the Attitudes towards Deafness Scale (ADS) applied in health professionals from Concepcion, Chile.  ...  A Cronbach's alpha coefficient of 0.70 was determined in the final model, with an alpha of 0.77 for the first factor, 0.55 for the second, 0.77 for the third, and 0.61 for the fourth.  ...  In view of this, in 2004, an instrument was created and validated to specifically measure the attitude of health professionals towards Deafness, i.e. the Deafness Attitude Scale (Cooper et al., 2004)  ... 
doi:10.32457/ijmss.2018.020 fatcat:l4ht7jcohfhsjma3v56vypibey

Health Perception: Validation of a Scale for the Portuguese Population

Teresa S. Souto, Ana Ramires, Ângela Leite, Vanessa Santos, Raquel E. Santo
2018 Temas em Psicologia  
Confl icts of interest The authors declare that they have no confl ict of interest related to the publication of this manuscript.  ...  Discussion The validation of HPQ for the Portuguese population aimed to be an effective response to the scarcity of instruments that allow researchers and clinicians to obtain an adequate perception of  ...  Instruments that Evaluate the Health and Illness Perception According to the literature, there are more instruments available that evaluate illness perception rather than that of health.  ... 
doi:10.9788/tp2018.4-17en fatcat:yfl6xceq5jco3lqwm7hdsqop2m

Psychometric Properties of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support

Larissa Maria David G. Martins, Maria Cristina Ferreira, Felipe Valentini
2017 Temas em Psicologia  
The data we obtained in the present study led us to the conclusion that the scale is an instrument with evidence of internal structure validity, thus permitting its use in future research.  ...  The present study's aim was to discover, within the Brazilian context, preliminary validity evidence as to the scores of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support.  ...  The invariance of an instrument is a fundamental factor for the development and use of psychometric tools due to making it possible to draw conclusions as to the invariance of the instrument's confi guration  ... 
doi:10.9788/tp2017.4-18en fatcat:o25ucuietza4podcdt5naekvbe

Paradoxical personality scale: its development and construct validity analysis

Agustín Freiberg Hoffmann, Guadalupe De la Iglesia, Juliana Beatriz Stover, Mercedes Fernández Liporace
2014 International Journal of Psychological Research  
The development and construct validation process of the Paradoxical Personality Scale is presented in this paper.  ...  The concept assessed has been posed by Csikszentmihalyi (1996) and was described as related to creative individuals.  ...  Construct Validity and Internal Consistency Studies: Two samples of data were gathered, one for the exploratory factor analysis of the resultant scale form the studies of content and facies validity referred  ... 
doi:10.21500/20112084.667 fatcat:5qlwk4obevd7vb3ls26wgcml5u

Protean and boundaryless career attitudes scales: Spanish translation and validation

Mihaela Enache, Inés González, David Castillo, Oriol Lordan
2012 Intangible Capital  
The validity and reliability of the scale were evaluated using exploratory factor analysis and Cronbach's alpha coefficients.  ...  Design/methodology/approach: Translation of the Protean and Boundayless Career Attitude Scale was carried out using a back-translation procedure and cognitive interviews were conducted to ensure an accurate  ...  Methodology and results Dimensionality of the scale As an initial step, we performed exploratory factor analysis to examine the factor- In factorial analysis, the relationship of an item to the underlying  ... 
doi:10.3926/ic.309 fatcat:tssfc22fkff7lfrasat3fdic5a

Validation of the Self-Curiosity Attitude-Interest Scale in Colombia

2018 Suma Psicológica  
Data suggest concurrent validity of the Self-Curiosity Attitude-Interest in the Colombian group, welding evidence for the scale application in the Colombian context.  ...  Two paired samples for gender, age and working class of Colombian (n = 170) and Italian (n = 195) participants (N = 365) were included in the study.  ...  Scale Construct Validity In order to evaluate the construct validity of the scale, the Colombian version of the SCAI was correlated with other instruments validated with Spanish speaking groups.  ... 
doi:10.14349/sumapsi.a2018.v25.n1.1 fatcat:ok456lv77jhafkrege7gdbrww4

Validation of a scale of attention to diversity for university teachers

Genoveva Ramos Santana, Amparo Pérez Carbonell, Inmaculada Chiva Sanchis, Ana María Moral Mora
2021 Educación XX1  
This paper aims to present the process of constructionand validation of the Scale of Beliefs, Attitudes and Practices of Attentionto Diversity for University Teachers (CAPA-PU) created for this purpose  ...  Validated instruments areessential to find out teachers' attitudes and practices in education regardingattention to diversity.  ...  Others point to the importance of developing diagnostic and evaluation scales to obtain useful information and transform education towards a model that addresses human diversity and cares for the most  ... 
doi:10.5944/educxx1.28518 fatcat:ribbokssifervabmkbk4lecmpu

Learner Fit in Scaling Up Automated Writing Evaluation

Elena Cotos, Sarah Huffman
2013 International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching  
Valid evaluations of automated writing evaluation (AWE) design, development, and implementation should integrate the learners' perspective in order to ensure the attainment of desired outcomes.  ...  This paper explores the learner fit quality of the Research Writing Tutor (RWT), an emerging AWE tool tested with L2 writers at an early stage of its development.  ...  While all these qualities are instrumental in articulating the effectiveness argument for RWT, we begin with learner fit since the tool is still in development and our objective at this stage is to inform  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijcallt.2013070105 fatcat:aiep36mq4vgdpenzfxnlnsqo6a

Construcción de un inventario de inteligencia emocional percibida para adultos

Isabel María Mikulic, Melina Crespi, Romina Caballero
2018 Ciencias Psicológicas  
In view of this limitation, this study aims to make its contribution with the construction of the PEII, which has proven to be a valid and reliable instrument for evaluating Perceived Emotional Intelligence  ...  Study of the validity of the Perceived Emotional Intelligence Inventory construct An exploratory factor analysis was carried out with the 135 items by means of the principal axis factoring method, in order  ... 
doi:10.22235/cp.v12i1.1602 fatcat:6vodi3knsvcxbnvoxkeuboimuy

The Empathic Capacity and the Ability to Regulate It: Construction and Validation of the Empathy Management Scale (EMS)

Miguel Mora-Pelegrín, Beatriz Montes-Berges, María Aranda, María Agustina Vázquez, Elena Armenteros-Martínez
2021 Healthcare  
In conclusion, the Empathy Management Scale is a valid and reliable instrument for analyzing the empathic process that allows vulnerabilities and strengths to be estimated, which could improve professional  ...  The aim of this study was to develop a measure to evaluate the management of empathic capacity. To this end, two studies were conducted.  ...  Existing instruments mainly capture the degree of empathy that an individual has or the development among its components [10] [11] [12] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/healthcare9050587 pmid:34063535 fatcat:q52cswoqxvcebdehskmverx5ie

Spanish validation of the Parental Psychological Control Scale and Parental Psychological ControlDisrespect Scale

Carmen Rodríguez-Menéndez, María de las Mercedes Inda-Caro, Carmen-María Fernández-García, Lindsay Martínez-García
2021 Acta Colombiana de Psicología  
The results indicated that both scales are useful instruments for assessing parental psychological control.  ...  The objective of this study was to validate and adapt the Spanish version of the Psychological Control Scale-Youth Self-Report (PCS-YSR) and the Psychological Control-Disrespect Scale (PCDS) and to analyze  ...  Exploratory and confirmatory analysis showed a good fit for the original instruments.  ... 
doi:10.14718/acp.2021.24.1.10 fatcat:i2xf7skjszfglhzpeyexdfftte

Psychometric properties of the positive mental health scale in Arequipa (Peru)

José Manuel Calizaya López, Miguel Ángel Pacheco Quico, Yaneth Alemán Vilca, Felipe Mario Zapata Delgado, Nicole Caldichoury-Obando, Norman López, Luis Fernando Ramos-Vargas, Marcio Soto-Añari
2022 Anales de Psicología  
For which the sample is divided (n1 = 1,966 and n2 = 1,967). In the first, an EFA was applied and in the second, it is validated by means of a CFA.  ...  The Positive Mental Health Scale is one of the most used instruments to evaluate it, however, the antecedents indicate inconsistencies regarding its internal structure.  ...  context and the territorial reality, of health promotion and evaluation, design and development of interventions more focused on improving the quality of life of the individual and their community.  ... 
doi:10.6018/analesps.472061 fatcat:u7sok4xocngcdi6hb2yccql7ja

Employability Appraisal Scale (EAS): Development and Validation in a Spanish Sample

Lucía I. Llinares-Insa, Pilar González-Navarro, Juan J. Zacarés-González, Ana I. Córdoba-Iñesta
2018 Frontiers in Psychology  
This study develops and validates an Employability Appraisal Scale.  ...  This scale is a valid and reliable instrument to measure employability, and it provides criteria for interpreting scores.  ...  GENERAL DISCUSSION The aim of this study was to develop and validate an employability inventory and evaluate it as a transversal metacompetence for everyone.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01437 pmid:30154748 fatcat:k46k5tl56bbsflpcuwxvewlbq4

OPRA: A Cross-Cultural, Multiple-Item Scale for Measuring Organization-Public Relationships

Yi-Hui Huang
2001 Journal of Public Relations Research  
A cross-cultural, multiple-item scale for measuring organization-public relationships (called Organization-Public Relationship Assessment [OPRA]) was developed not only to fulfill the standards of reliability  ...  Evidence of the scale's reliability, factor structure, and validity is presented. The article concludes with a discussion of the scale's potential applications and theoretical implications.  ...  , internal reliability, and construct reliability assessments of the scale; and evaluation of the validity of the instrument.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s1532754xjprr1301_4 fatcat:wim2xj46yjhy5cduu55fdc56pu

The Spanish Family Quality of Life Scales under and over 18 Years Old: Psychometric Properties and Families' Perceptions

Anna Balcells-Balcells, Joana M. Mas, Natasha Baqués, Cecilia Simón, Simón García-Ventura
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Based on an Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) firstly and a Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) secondly, the two scales' psychometric properties were explored.  ...  Family quality of life (FQoL), just like individual quality of life, has become a priority outcome in the policies and services received by persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD  ...  With one half of the sample, sample A, the authors conducted reliability and validity analyses by means of an Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA), and assessed the results both empirically and theoretically  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17217808 pmid:33113820 fatcat:am6zqtdqbvcd3irmtl44hqjqzq
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