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The 6-item CTS symptoms scale: a brief outcomes measure for carpal tunnel syndrome
ObjectiveTo develop a psychometrically appropriate brief symptoms measure of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).MethodsPreoperative CTS 11-item symptom severity and 8-item functional status scales from 693Expand
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The six-item CTS symptoms scale and palmar pain scale in carpal tunnel syndrome.
PURPOSE To evaluate measurement properties of 2 brief outcome measures for carpal tunnel syndrome: the 6-item carpal tunnel symptoms scale (CTS-6) and the 2-item palmar pain scale (measuring severityExpand
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Reporting subscores from college admission tests
The added value of reporting subscores on a college admission test (SweSAT) was examined in this study. Using a CTT-derived objective method for determining the value of reporting subscores, it wasExpand
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Consequences of Violated Equating Assumptions Under the Equivalent Groups Design
The equal ability distribution assumption associated with the equivalent groups equating design was investigated in the context of a selection test for admission to higher education. The purpose wasExpand
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The successful test taker: exploring test-taking behavior profiles through cluster analysis
To be successful in a high-stakes testing situation is desirable for any test taker. It has been found that, beside content knowledge, test-taking behavior, such as risk-taking strategies,Expand
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Methods for Examining the Psychometric Quality of Subscores: A Review and Application.
When subscores on a test are reported to the test taker, the appropriateness of reporting them depends on whether they provide useful information above what is provided by the total score. SubscoreExpand
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Prediction of Academic Performance by Means of the Swedish Scholastic Assessment Test
This article reviews ten predictive validity studies of the Swedish Scholastic Assessment Test (SweSAT). A primary result is that the predictive validity of the SweSAT seems to be highly dependentExpand
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Using item response theory improved responsiveness of patient-reported outcomes measures in carpal tunnel syndrome.
OBJECTIVE To compare responsiveness based on item response theory (IRT) with that based on conventional scoring for two patient-reported outcomes measures in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS); the shortExpand
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Group differences in test-taking behaviour: an example from a high-stakes testing program
Abstract This study investigated whether different groups of test-takers vary in their reported test-taking behaviour in a high-stakes test situation. A between-group design (N = 1129) was used toExpand
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Admissions practices in Sweden
This chapter gives an account of the admissions system to higher education in Sweden with special focus on the criteria used in the selection process: upper secondary school grades and scores from ...
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