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Prenatal breastfeeding self efficacy scale: Validity and reliability study

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dc.contributor.author Uyar Hazar, H.
dc.contributor.author Uzar Akça, Esin
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-16T13:34:02Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-16T13:34:02Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.issn 13060015 (ISSN)
dc.identifier.uri http://acikerisim.pau.edu.tr:8080/xmlui/handle/11499/10941
dc.description.abstract Aim: To determine the validity and the reliability of the Prenatal Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale. Material and Methods: This was a methodologic study. The sample of the research comprised 200 pregnant women who presented to the outpatient clinic of Gynecology between April and June 2015. An introductory information form and the Prenatal Breast Self-Efficacy Scale were used to collect the data. In the analysis of the data, descriptive statistics, content validity index for coverage validity, exploratory factor analysis, and confirmatory factor analysis for construct validity, and Cronbach-alfaα for reliability were used. Results: In the explanatory factor analysis of the scale, the Kaiser-Meyer- Olkin floor number was 0.84 and the Barlett’s sphericity test results were χ2=1812.608; df=171; p<0.001. The contribution of the factors to total variance was 59.06%. According to confirmatory factor analysis of the scale, the Chi-square test result was as follows: χ2=254.23 (p<0.001, SD=146). The model fit indices were as follows: χ2/SD=1.74, Root Mean Square Error of Approximation=0.06, Comparative Fit Index=0.96, Normed Fit Index=0.92, Non-Normed Fit Index=0.96, Goodness of Fit Index=0.88 and Adjusted Goodness of Fit Index=0.85. The internal consistency reliability coefficient of Prenatal Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale was 0.86. Conclusion: The Prental Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale is a valid and reliable scale which is applicable to Turkish culture and an appropriate tool which can be used by all healthcare workers who wish to design and evaluate interventions to support breastfeeding in the prenatal period. © 2018 by Turkish Pediatric Association.
dc.language.iso English
dc.publisher AVES
dc.relation.isversionof 10.5152/TurkPediatriArs.2018.18114
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Breastfeeding
dc.subject Reliability
dc.subject Self-efficacy
dc.subject Validity
dc.subject adult
dc.subject article
dc.subject breast feeding
dc.subject chi square test
dc.subject confirmatory factor analysis
dc.subject construct validity
dc.subject content validity
dc.subject controlled study
dc.subject exploratory factor analysis
dc.subject female
dc.subject gynecology
dc.subject health care personnel
dc.subject human
dc.subject human tissue
dc.subject internal consistency
dc.subject major clinical study
dc.subject outpatient department
dc.subject pregnant woman
dc.subject prenatal period
dc.subject self concept
dc.subject statistics
dc.title Prenatal breastfeeding self efficacy scale: Validity and reliability study
dc.type Article
dc.relation.journal Turk Pediatri Arsivi
dc.identifier.volume 53
dc.identifier.issue 4
dc.identifier.startpage 222
dc.identifier.endpage 230
dc.relation.publicationCategory Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi
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