psychometric validity

psychometric validity

The psychometric soundness of questionnaires used in clinical trials and outcomes research to demonstrate that they measure what they are designed to measure. The term is often used interchangeably with psychometric validation, the process of validating such questionnaires.

Types of psychometric validity
Construct validity, face validity.
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The three major categories of psychometric validity are content (i.
To provide a conceptual and practical foundation for producers and consumers of research, he covers basic principles, practices, and processes in scale construction, scale evaluation, interpretation of results, and threats to psychometric validity and reliability.
Finally, Miller, Woehr, and Hudspeth introduced the Multidimensional Work Ethic Profile to assess components of work ethics and provided evidence of psychometric validity for the scale.