Designing and psychometric analysis of a married women's work-family conflict questionnaire

Ebadi, Abbas. and Taghizadeh, Ziba. and Mohammadi, Eesa. and Pourreza, Abolghasem. and Lili, Anoshirvan. and Bagherzadeh, Razieh. (2018) Designing and psychometric analysis of a married women's work-family conflict questionnaire. Nursing and Midwifery Studies, 7 (1). pp. 24-32.

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Abstract

<b>Background:</b> The available instruments for work-family conflict measurement are not specific to women. <b>Objective: </b> The current study was conducted to design and psychometrically evaluate a married women's work-family conflict questionnaire (MWWFCQ). <b>Methods: </b> This study consisted of two phases. The first phase was item generation and questionnaire design. In this phase, a qualitative approach was used to develop items. Seventeen in-depth individual interviews and two group discussions were carried out and available texts and questionnaires were reviewed to generate the items. The second phase was item reduction and psychometric evaluation of the formulated questionnaire including, face, content, and construct validity and reliability assessment. For the assessment of construct validity, a cross-sectional study was performed. Participants included 400 employed married women with different jobs living in Bushehr Province that were recruited through cluster sampling. <b>Results: </b> In the first step, 108 items were generated. After assessing face and content validity, 39 items were remained. In the exploratory factor analysis, two items were removed. This analysis revealed a four-factor structure for the scale that altogether explained 45.87 of the total variance. Cronbach's alpha was 0.926 for the total scale. The interclass correlation coefficient between the test and retest was 0.983. <b>Conclusion:</b> The 37-item MWWFCQ is a questionnaire with acceptable reliability and validity and can be used in studies on married women.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Psychology
Midwifery
Nursing
Divisions: Nursing and Midwifery Studies journal
Depositing User: editor . nursing
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2018 14:26
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 14:26
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3133

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