Scale development to measure the perceived extent of crisis in sheep farming

KP Saravanan, C Manivannan, G Kathiravan
2020 International Journal of Chemical Studies  
The present study scale was developed to measure the level of crisis perception of sheep farmers about sheep farming. Initially 70 items / statements on eight dimensions of crisis were selected to measure the crisis of sheep farmers. Based on 40 jury opinions the relevancy weightage score for each item was worked out. Relevancy weightage score of 0.70 and above were finally include in the study. A total of 25 items which fulfilled criteria were selected for study. Reliability test was done by
more » ... test was done by using split-half method co-efficient of correlation was found to be 0.86 which was found to be significant at 0.01 level of probability indicating high internal consistency of the scale. Hence scale developed was highly reliable to measure the perceived extent of crisis in sheep farming.
doi:10.22271/chemi.2020.v8.i5d.10528 fatcat:p7q5nkdvzzgs3iclxj7xctr3q4