Reliability and validity of a Swedish language version of the Resilience Scale
2004 (English)In: Journal of Nursing Measurement, ISSN 1061-3749, E-ISSN 1945-7049, Vol. 12, no 3, 169-178 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The purpose of this study was to test the reliability and validity of the Swedish language version of the Resilience Scale (RS). Participants were 142 adults between 19–85 years of age. Internal consistency reliability, stability over time, and construct validity were evaluated using Cronbach's alpha, principal components analysis with varimax rotation and correlations with scores on the Sense of Coherence Scale (SOC) and the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSE). The mean score on the RS was 142 (SD = 15). The possible scores on the RS range from 25 to 175, and scores higher than 146 are considered high. The test-retest correlation was .78. Correlations with the SOC and the RSE were .41 (p < 0.01) and .37 (p < 0.01), respectively. Personal Assurance and Acceptance of Self and Life emerged as components from the principal components analysis. These findings provide evidence for the reliability and validity of the Swedish language version of the RS.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2004. Vol. 12, no 3, 169-178 p.
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-29999DOI: 10.1891/jnum.12.3.169OAI: oai:DiVA.org:miun-29999DiVA: diva2:1071785