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Year : 1997  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 196-199

General Health Questionnaire - 12 : Psychometric Properties and Factor Structure Among Indian Women Living in the United Kingdom


Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London SE5 BAR, United Kingdom

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K S Jacob
Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London SE5 BAR
United Kingdom
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The psychometric properties and factor structure of the 12 item General Health Questionnaire used in a sample of women of ethnic Indian origin living in the United Kingdom is described. The Cronbach's alpha was 0.89 and the split half reliability was 0.91. Principal component analysis revealed 2 significant components which accounted for 75.2% of variance. The psychometric properties and factor structure of the Hindi and English versions were similar.The psychometric properties and factor structure of the 12 item General Health Questionnaire used in a sample of women of ethnic Indian origin living in the United Kingdom is described. The Cronbach's alpha was 0.89 and the split half reliability was 0.91. Principal component analysis revealed 2 significant components which accounted for 75.2% of variance. The psychometric properties and factor structure of the Hindi and English versions were similar.



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