Yıl 2019, Cilt 6 , Sayı 4, Sayfalar 592 - 601 2019-11-22

Factor structure of the CES-D in an impoverished African American sample

Mitchell Porter [1] , Youn-Jeng Choi [2] , Sara Tomek [3]


The Center of Epidemiological Studies Depression scale (CES-D) has been used for decades to identify symptomatology of depression in individuals. Overtime, the factor structure of the scale has been both confirmed and challenged when applied to different population samples. The present study explores the factor structure in population sample consisting of impoverished African American parents (N=1,020), and the data were collected from the Mobile Youth Study (MYS). Two-, four-, and higher-order models were used to identify the best fitting model. The results indicate that the most parsimonious model is a two-factor structure.
Factor analysis, CES-D, African American, impoverished
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Konular Eğitim, Bilimsel Disiplinler
Yayımlanma Tarihi December
Bölüm Makaleler
Yazarlar

Orcid: 0000-0001-8589-4880
Yazar: Mitchell Porter (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Gardner-Webb University
Ülke: United States


Orcid: 0000-0001-9803-2681
Yazar: Youn-Jeng Choi
Kurum: The University of Alabama
Ülke: United States


Orcid: 0000-0003-0705-3087
Yazar: Sara Tomek
Kurum: Baylor University
Ülke: United States


Tarihler

Yayımlanma Tarihi : 22 Kasım 2019

APA Porter, M , Choi, Y , Tomek, S . (2019). Factor structure of the CES-D in an impoverished African American sample. International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education , 6 (4) , 592-601 . DOI: 10.21449/ijate.554755