Volume 11, Issue 3 (1-2014)                   sjsph 2014, 11(3): 29-38 | Back to browse issues page

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Hosseinkhani Z, Nedjat S, Majdzadeh R, Mahram M, Aflatooni A. Design of the child abuse Questionnaire in Iran. sjsph. 2014; 11 (3) :29-38
URL: http://sjsph.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5056-en.html
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Background and Aim: Child abuse is a social problem that affects the lives of children. The purpose of this study was to design a valid and reliable Persian questionnaire to measure the status of child abuse. Materials and Methods: Content validity was measured with search of relevant electronic databanks, preparation of the first draft of the questionnaire and determinant of its relevancy and clarity. Reliability was measured with Cronbach’s alpha, and repeatability was measured with intra cluster correlation through test-retest with two weeks interval. Results: The mean of clarity and relevancy of the tool were 80.36% and 92.5%, respectively, and rang of these two measure were 90.14 - 97.2, also. The average of intra cluster correlation (ICC) and Cronbach’s alpha were 0.95 and 0.92, respectively. Conclusion: The new tool has acceptable validity and reliability and is suitable for child abuse studies in Iran.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Public Health
Received: 2013/01/5 | Accepted: 2013/06/17 | Published: 2013/12/24

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