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Mohammadpanah Ardakan A, Babapour Kheir-ol-din J, Yousefi R. Validity of Persian version of socio-cultural attitudes towards appearance questionnaire (SATAQ-3) using factor analysis. jdc. 2014; 5 (1) :22-32
URL: http://jdc.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5061-en.html

1- گروه روان‌شناسی , azramohammadpanah@yahoo.com
2- گروه روان‌شناسی
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Background and Aim: The present research aimed to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Persian version of socio-cultural attitudes towards appearance questionnaire-3 (SATAQ-3). Methods: The sample of this study cross-sectional was 250 highschool students (173 girls and 77 boys) in Abarkouh, who were selected through cluster random sampling, responded to Persian version of socio-cultural attitudes towards appearance questionnaire-3. The reliability coefficients of the SATAQ-3 were calculated using internal consistency and spilt-half methods, which were 0.77 and 0.55 respectively. The construct validity of the inventory was investigated using factor analysis. Results: Factor analysis of the inventory using varimax rotation based on scree test, showed 4 factors labeled Internalization-General, Internalization-Athlete, Information and Pressures, which covered 37.61% percent of the total variance. Conclusion: In general, findings of the research confirmed appropriate validity and reliability of the Persian version of SATAQ-3 and showed that it can be simply applied in clinical and research situations for evaluation of individual’s attitude towards personal appearance affected by socio-cultural factors.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/06/18 | Accepted: 2014/06/18 | Published: 2014/06/18

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