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Measuring Subjective Quality of Life in Czech and Slovak Nurses: Validity of the Czech and Slovak Versions of Personal Wellbeing Index

posted Dec 31, 2012, 10:02 AM by Sergiu Baltatescu   [ updated Feb 20, 2016, 9:55 AM ]
Elena Gurková1, Jozef Džuka, Mária Sováriová Soósová, Katarína Žiaková, Sylvie Haroková & Radka Šerfelová
Journal of Social Research & Policy
Volume: 3, Issue: 2, pp. 95-110
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Date: December 2012
ISSN: 2067-2640 (print), 2068-9861 (electronic)

Abstract: The aim of this study was to investigate the psychometric properties of the Slovak and Czech versions of the Personal Well-being Index (PWI) in population of nurses. The sample for study consisted of 1043 hospital staff nurses from 12 hospitals in the Czech and Slovak Republics. The data were collected using a set of questionnaires that included the Positive Affect Scale, the Negative Affect Scale, and PWI. The PWI demonstrated good psychometric properties in terms of its factor structure, reliability, convergent and construct validity.

Keywords: Subjective Quality of Life; Subjective Well-Being; Personal Well-Being Index; Validity; Reliability; Nurses

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