A preliminary scale for assessing attitudes toward homosexuals in the military.

@article{Estrada2002APS,
  title={A preliminary scale for assessing attitudes toward homosexuals in the military.},
  author={Armando X. Estrada},
  journal={Psychological reports},
  year={2002},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={
          583-92
        }
}
This paper reports a factor analytical study of responses to statements of attitudes concerning lesbians and gay men in the military by 72 23.4-yr.-old members of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Using exploratory factor analysis with an oblique rotation four factors were found which accounted for 64.9% of the total common variance. A factor labeled Trust accounted for 40.6% of the common variance, Comfort accounted for 8.7%, Acceptance accounted for 8.2%, and the fourth factor, Threat, accounted… CONTINUE READING