Computer attitude and computer anxiety in nursing. Validation of an instrument using an Australian sample.

@article{Jayasuriya1996ComputerAA,
  title={Computer attitude and computer anxiety in nursing. Validation of an instrument using an Australian sample.},
  author={Rohan Jayasuriya and Peter Caputi},
  journal={Computers in nursing},
  year={1996},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={340-5}
}
The purpose of this study was to refine the instrument, Nurses' Computer Attitudes Inventory (NCATT), which was developed to measure nurses' attitudes toward computers in an Australian setting. The study was designed to test the reliability and validity (concurrent and discriminant) of the instrument. The NCATT was administered to 170 subjects: 71 first-year nursing students and 99 nurses employed in a local hospital. On the basis of factor and item analysis the 40-item NCATT was reduced to 22… CONTINUE READING

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