Improving the measurement accuracy of the effort-reward imbalance scales.

  title={Improving the measurement accuracy of the effort-reward imbalance scales.},
  author={Akizumi Tsutsumi and Noboru Iwata and Takafumi Wakita and Ryuichi Kumagai and Hiroyuki Noguchi and Norito Kawakami},
  journal={International journal of behavioral medicine},
  volume={15 2},
BACKGROUND The effort-reward imbalance (ERI) scale items are answered in a two-step process, but the justification is questioned for the formulation of summary measure by combining information rated in two steps. PURPOSE To examine whether the basic prerequisites of the ERI scales are empirically satisfied and to seek ways to improve the rating procedure. METHODS A polytomous item response theory (IRT) model was applied to the responses of 20,256 workers who completed the ERI scales. To… CONTINUE READING


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