The Chinese version of the PSS:PICU

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dc.contributor.author Yam, BM
dc.contributor.author Lopez, V
dc.contributor.author Thompson, D
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:51:24Z
dc.date.issued 2004-01
dc.identifier.citation Nursing Research, 2004, 53 (1), pp. 19 - 27
dc.identifier.issn 0029-6562
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/9713
dc.description.abstract AB Background: Before an established research instrument is adopted for use in a cultural context different from that where it was developed, its validity and reliability must be reassessed so that it is applicable to and congruent with the culture of the population under study. Objectives: To translate the Parental Stressor Scale: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PSS:PICU) into Chinese, and to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Chinese version. Methods: A prospective study investigated 81 parents of 75 children admitted to a PICU in two hospitals. Parents completed the Chinese versions of the PSS:PICU and the state anxiety scale of the Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory. Results: Factor analysis and item-subscale correlations supported the conceptual dimensions of the original instrument. The internal consistency of the Chinese version was high. Most of the subscales were moderately correlated with each other and strongly correlated with the total score. The convergent validity with the state anxiety scale in the Chinese version of the Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory was reflected by a weak correlation for the overall scale and for the subscales. Conclusions: Although some satisfactory psychometric properties of the translated instrument were found in this study, they should be used as a reference for studies with larger samples. The current form is not ready for wide dissemination until more concrete research evidence is available.
dc.publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1097/00006199-200401000-00003
dc.title The Chinese version of the PSS:PICU
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Nursing Research
dc.journal.volume 1
dc.journal.volume 53
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Philadelphia, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 19 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 27 en_US
dc.cauo.name Clinical Nursing: Practices and Outcomes en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1110 Nursing
dc.personcode 995612
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords parents pediatric intensive care units validity and reliability en_US
dc.description.keywords parents pediatric intensive care units validity and reliability
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Health
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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