Journal of Nursing Measurement

Journal of Nursing Measurement is an academic medical journal focusing on Nursing Measurement

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 2, Fall

Comparison of Three Modes of Measuring Stress, Coping, and Humor in School-Age Children
Computer-assisted administration of surveys is gaining popularity among many researchers, but the equivalence of this method to more traditional approaches such as using paper and pencil has not been determined for many commonly used questionnaires,...
Daily Events and Mood State among Individuals Living with HIV: Examination of the Within-Persons Approach to Data Collection Using Daily Diary Methodology
Studies examining the link between stressful events and coping with HIV have relied on a between-persons approach focusing on how individuals differ on some characteristics. Although the between-subjects approach has yielded important information, our...
Development of a Culturally Specific Instrument for Mammography Screening: An Example with American Indian Women in Vermont
This article presents the triangulation process for translating qualitative data about mammography screening from a grounded theory study with American Indian women in Vermont, into questionnaire items based on an existing model of behavior change, the...
Factor Analysis of the Revised Piper Fatigue Scale in a Caregiver Sample
The Revised Piper Fatigue Scale (R-PFS) is an instrument designed to measure subjective fatigue that was developed in samples with physical illness. Its psychometric properties in nonclinical samples are unknown. The purpose of this study was to examine...
Field Testing, Refinement, and Psychometric Evaluation of a New Measure of Nursing Home Care Quality
The primary aim of this NINR-NIH-funded field test in 407 nursing homes in 3 states was to complete the development of and conduct psychometric testing for the Observable Indicators of Nursing Home Care Quality Instrument (Observable Indicators, OIQ)....