Measurement and the measurement of change : a primer for the health professions / Denise F. Polit, PhD, President, Humanalysis, Inc., Saratoga Springs, New York, Professor, Griffith University, Centre for Health, Practice Innovation, Brisbane, Australia, Frances M. Yang, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Medical College of Georgia, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia.

By: Polit, Denise F [author.]Contributor(s): Yang, Frances [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer , 2016Description: x, 350 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781451194494; 1451194498Subject(s): Measurement | Medical statistics | EpidemiologyDDC classification: 610.73 LOC classification: R853 | .P65 2016
Contents:
Basics of measurement -- Types of measurement -- Measurement properties : an overview -- Challenges in scale development -- Scale development : classical test theory -- Scale development : item response theory -- Developing clinimetric measures -- Reliability : test-retest, parallel test, interrater, and intrarater reliability -- Internal consistency -- Measurement error -- Content validity and face validity -- Criterion validity -- Construct validity : hypothesis testing -- Construct validity : structural validity -- Cross-cultural validity -- Interpretation of scores -- Change scores and their reliability -- Responsiveness -- The interpretation of change scores.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Basics of measurement -- Types of measurement -- Measurement properties : an overview -- Challenges in scale development -- Scale development : classical test theory -- Scale development : item response theory -- Developing clinimetric measures -- Reliability : test-retest, parallel test, interrater, and intrarater reliability -- Internal consistency -- Measurement error -- Content validity and face validity -- Criterion validity -- Construct validity : hypothesis testing -- Construct validity : structural validity -- Cross-cultural validity -- Interpretation of scores -- Change scores and their reliability -- Responsiveness -- The interpretation of change scores.

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