Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10497/21381
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorWaschl, Nicoletteen_US
dc.contributor.authorXie, Huichaoen_US
dc.contributor.authorChen, Moen_US
dc.contributor.authorPoon, Kenneth K.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-04T06:34:47Z-
dc.date.available2019-09-04T06:34:47Z-
dc.date.issued2019-
dc.identifier10.1097/IYC.0000000000000145-
dc.identifier.citationWaschl, N., Xie, H., Chen M., & Poon, K. K. (2019). Construct, convergent, and discriminant validity of the Beach Center Family Quality of Life Scale for Singapore. Infants and Young Children, 32(3), 201-214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IYC.0000000000000145en_US
dc.identifier.issn0896-3746 (print)-
dc.identifier.issn1556-5081 (online)-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10497/21381-
dc.descriptionThis is the final draft, after peer-review, of a manuscript published in Infants and Young Children. The published version is available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IYC.0000000000000145en_US
dc.description.abstractFamily quality of life (FQoL) constitutes an important aspect of early intervention. However, the culture bound nature of this construct necessitates validation of FQoL measures when being used in a culture different from the one in which they were developed. This study sought to understand the psychometric properties and construct validity of the Beach Center FQoL (BCFQoL) scale in Singapore. Data from 307 caregivers of children in an early intervention programme were used. These caregivers completed the BCFQoL scale and external validity measures of family outcomes, psychological distress and life situation. Confirmatory factor analysis and correlations were used to examine the factor structure and convergent and discriminant validity of the BCFQoL scale. Results indicated support for five FQoL dimensions and a higher-order FQoL factor. External convergent and discriminant validity, as well as internal statistical discriminant validity of the individual BCFQoL dimensions were supported. Despite evidence of internal statistical discriminant validity, there was little variation in the strength of the relationships between individual BCFQoL dimensions and the various external validity measures. Overall, the results of this study support the use of the BCFQoL scale as a valid measure of FQoL in Singapore.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.relationThe dataset for this journal article is available in the NIE Data Repository at https://doi.org/10.25340/R4/H74C9C-
dc.subjectFamily quality of lifeen_US
dc.subjectEarly interventionen_US
dc.subjectFamily outcomesen_US
dc.subjectIntellectual disabilityen_US
dc.titleConstruct, convergent and discriminant validity of the Beach Center Family Quality of Life Scale for Singaporeen_US
dc.typePostprinten_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1097/IYC.0000000000000145-
item.fulltextWith Fulltext-
item.grantfulltextembargo_20200831-
Appears in Collections:Journal Articles
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
IYC-32-3-201.pdf
  Until 2020-08-31
1.29 MBAdobe PDFUnder embargo until Aug 31, 2020
Show simple item record

Page view(s)

13
checked on Sep 15, 2019

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.