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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Reading ability would be measured through an assessment methodology that has satisfactory psychometric validity and reliability.
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The psychometric validity of the scales were evaluated by Factorial Analysis.
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