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J Research Health 2016, 6(1): 137-144 Back to browse issues page
Development and validation of preschool children’s well-being questionnaire
Akram Dehghani , Mokhtar Malekpoor, Ahmad Abedi, Shole Amiri
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Human Science, Najafabad Islamic Azad University, Najafabad,
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This research intends to examine the psychometric properties of the Preschool children well-being questionnaire (PCWQ) amongst mothers. The research method was correlation and validation through developing an instrument and reliability assessment. The sample consisted of 460 child selected by cluster multi-stage random sampling method. Preschool children well-being questionnaire was evaluated in regard to its construct validity (explanatory_factor analysis and internal consistency) , convergent validity , reliability (internal consistency) and Pearson correlation index in the studied group. Data were analyzed through SPSS.19 software. In_explanatory factor analysis, 5 factors of Emotional , Social , Educational , Cognition , and family were_extracted. In addition , this model was found fit with data . Pearson's correlation between (PCWQ) and (Q-set) were respectively confirming their convergent validity.The reliability of the mentioned factors was respectively 0/73,0/83,0/77,0/70,0/73 and 0.89 by calculating Cronbach's alpha. Considering the results of this study,_the Preschool children well-being Questionnaire has good validity and reliability, and can be used for evaluating Preschool children well-being .

Keywords: Keyword : well-being, preschool, validity, reliability, factor analysis
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Applicable
Received: 2013/06/1 | Accepted: 2013/07/23 | Published: 2016/02/27
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Dehghani A, Malekpoor M, Abedi A, Amiri S. Development and validation of preschool children’s well-being questionnaire. J Research Health. 2016; 6 (1) :137-144
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