psychometric properties

psy·cho·met·ric prop·er·ties

(sī'kō-met'rik prop'ĕr-tēz)
Quantifiable attributes (e.g., validity, reliability) that relate to the statistical strength or weakness of a test or measurement.
See also: reliability, validity
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Fourth, when existing surveys are unavailable or their scores lack acceptable psychometric properties, programs will need to determine the appropriateness of creating an institution- specific measure.
Conclusion: Self-report measure (SSDS) correlates significantly with clinician rated assessment measure (HRSD); it also demonstrates psychometric properties to be recommended for screening depression in general practice.
The manual describes the development and standardization of these scales, administration and scoring, collection of normative data, factor structure, psychometric properties, and interpretive uses in clinical and school settings.
For example, although the GAIN-SS and CRAFFT are increasingly utilised as screeners for substance use in South Africa, (31,32) their psychometric properties have not been established for local populations, and it is unclear whether findings from US studies can be extrapolated to South Africa.
2012), we have done an extensive literature review and we could not find any publication addressing the validation or the analysis of the psychometric properties of a Portuguese scale to measure the deviant or delinquent behavior of adolescents.
This study aims to test the validity and reliability of the Turkish version of ASDA and to examine ASDAs psychometric properties in comparison with DAS, which is widely used in the literature.
Second, it possesses good psychometric properties in terms of model fit, reliability, and convergent construct validity.
(12) highlighted four instruments with good psychometric properties: the Drive for Muscularity Scale (13), the Drive for Muscularity Attitudes Questionnaire (14), Yelland and Tiggemann's (15) Drive for Muscularity Scale, and the Swansea Muscularity Attitudes Questionnaire (16).
Different studies have analysed the psychometric properties of the Burns-A scores, confirming an internal consistency of 0.95 and a high correlation with the anxiety subscale of the Symptom Checklist-90-Revised (SCL-90: Derogatis, 1975).