A Psychometric Re-Analysis of the Interaction with Disabled Persons Scale
Loo, Robert, Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science
Drawing upon existing theory and research on attitudes towards people with disabilities, Gething (1991) used Australian samples to develop the Interaction with Disabled Persons (IDP) Scale, which reflects four key attitude components (e.g., fear of becoming disabled). The IDp scale was used with a sample of 231 Canadian management undergraduates to examine the IDP scale's psychometric properties; to test Gething's (1994) six-factor model; and to test MacLean and Gannon's (1995) two-factor model using confirmatory factor analysis. Overall, the findings did not support the six- or two-factor models. There was poor to moderate internal consistency reliability for most …
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Publication information: Article title: A Psychometric Re-Analysis of the Interaction with Disabled Persons Scale. Contributors: Loo, Robert - Author. Journal title: Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science. Volume: 33. Issue: 4 Publication date: October 2001. Page number: 245+. © Canadian Psychological Association Jan 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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