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Volume 96, 2021The 3rd International Academic Conference on Frontiers in Social Sciences and Management Innovation (IAFSM 2020)
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Psychometric Performance of Prosocial Tendencies Measure for Undergraduates in Guangdong Province
1 Department of Psychology, School of Humanity and Administration, Guangdong Medical University, Dongguan 523808, Guangdong Province, China
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Objective: To analyze the psychometric performance of Prosocial Tendencies Measure (PTM) for undergraduates in Guangdong province. Methods: Stratified random sampling method was used to select 1109 undergraduates from 10 colleges in Guangdong province.PTM was used to investigate them. Cronbach's α coefficient and split-half reliability were used to analyze the internal consistency of the questionnaire.Convergent validity, discriminant validity and factor analysis were used to evaluate its structural validity. Celling and floor effect were used to analyze its sensitivity. Results: Cronbach's α coefficient of the total questionniar was 0.94 and cronbach's α coefficient of 6 dimensions were 0.82~0.87, which met with the requirements of the group comparison. Spearman - Brown split-half coefficient of the total questionniar was 0.95, and the split half reliability of 6 dimensions were 0.83~0.88. The calibration success rate of convergent validity and discriminant validity of the 6 dimensions were all 100%. One component obtained from 23 items which cumulative variance contribution rate was 82.31%. The total score and scores of 6 dimensions were all positive skew distribution, with floor effect in 6 dimensions. Conclusions: The psychometric properties of PTM for undergraduates in Guangdong was valid and reliable.
Key words: PTM / Prosocial Tendencies / Validity / Reliability / Undergraduates
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