Research Methods. Internal Consistency Estimates of Reliability. Introduction Multiple-item or multiple-observation scales are often developed to assess characteristics about individuals. One important element in deciding the value of such a scale is its reliability and validity.
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Internal Consistency Estimates
Item 1 I keep my emotions under control.
Item 2 Under stress I remain calm.
Item 3 I like to let people know how I am feeling.
Item 4 I express my emotions openly.
tem 5 It is a sign of weakness to show how one feels.
Item 6 Well-adjusted individuals are ones who are confident enough to express their true
ltem7 Emotions get in the way of clear thinking.
Item 8 I let people see my emotions so that they know who I am.
Item 9 If I am angry with people, I tell them in no uncertain terms that I am unhappy with
Item 10 I try to get along with people and not create a big fuss.
(1) Click Scale, then click Reliability Analysis. You'll see the Reliability Analysis dialog box.
(2) Hold down the Shift key, and click item1, and then click item9 to select all the items.
(3) Click to move them to the Items box.
(4) Click Statistics. You'll see the Reliability Analysis: Statistics dialog box.
(5) Click Item, click Scale in the Descriptives for area, then click Correlations in the Inter-Item area.
(1) Click Statistics, click Scale, then click Reliability Analysis.
(2) Click Reset to clear the dialog box.
(3) Hold down the cntl key, and click the variables that are in the first half: item!, item3, item5, item8, and item10.
(4) Click to move them to the Items box.
(5) Hold down the cntl key, and click on the variables that are in the second half: item2, item4, item6, item7, and item9.
(6) Click ~ to move them to the Items box in the Reliability Analysis dialog box.
(7) Click Statistics.
(8) Click Item and Scale in the Descriptives for area.
(9) Click Correlations in the Inter-Item area.
(10) Click Continue.
(11) Click Split-half in the drop-down menu in the Reliability Analysis dialog box.
(12) Click OK.
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