Design and Validation of a Scale Measuring Attitudes toward Refugee Children
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Angelidou, G., Aguaded-Ramírez, E. M., & Rodríguez-Sabiote, C. (2019). Design and Validation of a Scale Measuring Attitudes toward Refugee Children. Sustainability, 11(10), 2797.
The aim of this study was to design, develop, and validate a questionnaire evaluating attitudes toward refugee children. Method: The questionnaire was analyzed using SPSS Software version 21.0 (IBM Corp., 2012, Armonk, NY, USA). Results: Cronbach’s a was greater than 0.9. According to an expert’s review, the instrument provided arithmetic means higher than 2.5, the dimensions evaluated had interclass correlation coefficients greater than 55, and the corrected correlation values of the item-total were greater than 0.35. Conclusions: The Attitude Questionnaire toward Refugee Children was found to be an adequate instrument for better understanding and measuring the attitudes of host countries’ citizens toward refugee children.