Some psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale with cross validation

@article{Yuan2008SomePP,
  title={Some psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale with cross validation},
  author={Siyang Yuan and Ruth Freeman and Satu Lahti and Ffion Lloyd-Williams and G M Humphris},
  journal={Health and Quality of Life Outcomes},
  year={2008},
  volume={6},
  pages={22 - 22}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the factorial structure and construct validity for the Chinese version of the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS). MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted in March 2006 from adults in the Beijing area. The questionnaire consisted of sections to assess for participants' demographic profile and dental attendance patterns, the Chinese MDAS and the anxiety items from the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). The analysis was conducted in two… CONTINUE READING

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