Adaptation and psychometric evaluation of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support for Arab immigrant women.

  title={Adaptation and psychometric evaluation of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support for Arab immigrant women.},
  author={Karen J. Aroian and Thomas N. Templin and Vidya Ramaswamy},
  journal={Health care for women international},
  volume={31 2},
We adapted the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS) for use with Arab immigrant women (MSPSS-AW) and estimated the psychometric properties of the adapted version with a sample of 539 Arab immigrant women living in the United States. Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) supported the proposed three-factor solution. Internal consistency reliability coefficients for the three subscales ranged from good to very good. Additional evidence for construct validity of the MSPSS-AW… CONTINUE READING

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