Measurement characteristics of the engagement in meaningful activities survey in an age-diverse sample.

@article{Eakman2012MeasurementCO,
  title={Measurement characteristics of the engagement in meaningful activities survey in an age-diverse sample.},
  author={Aaron M. Eakman},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={66 2},
  pages={
          e20-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the measurement characteristics of the Engagement in Meaningful Activities Survey (EMAS) in an age-diverse sample. METHOD The sample included 154 older adults and 122 college students (age range = 18-100 yr). A Rasch-Andrich rating scale model was used to evaluate the EMAS. Analyses addressed rating scale design, person and item fit, item hierarchy, model unidimensionality, and differential item functioning. RESULTS Category functioning was improved by… CONTINUE READING

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