Turkish Validity and Reliability Study of the Pregnancy Stress Rating Scale


Akın Ö. , Erbil N.

Middle Black Sea Journal of Health Science, vol.8, no.2, pp.208-222, 2022 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.19127/mbsjohs.1015480
  • Title of Journal : Middle Black Sea Journal of Health Science
  • Page Numbers: pp.208-222

Abstract

Objective: This study was conducted to evaluate the reliability and validity by adapting to Turkish of the Pregnancy Stress Rating Scale (PSRS-36).
Methods: The sample of this methodological study included 360 volunteer pregnant women. The data were collected with questionnaire form and Turkish version of the Pregnancy Stress Rating Scale. In data analysis were used Cronbach's alpha coefficient, explanatory, and confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) after the language and content validity of Pregnancy Stress Rating Scale. For CFA one of the concordance models of structural equality, LISREL, was used.
Results: As a result of the explanatory factor analysis, it was found that the Pregnancy Stress Rating Scale had five sub dimensions structure as in the original form, and the factor loads of the model changed between 0.453-0.807. Cronbach's alpha coefficient of Turkish version of total Pregnancy Stress Rating Scale was 0.92. Cronbach’s alpha values of subdimensions of Pregnancy Stress Rating Scale. Turkish version was between 0.81 and 0.86. Of these x2/SD value 2.18, GFI 0.95, AGFI 0.94, CFI 0.95, RMSEA 0.077 and SRMR 0.075 were identified.
Conclusion: The Turkish version of Pregnancy Stress Rating Scale (PSRS-36) was determined a valid and reliable measurement tool for Turkish society. The Turkish version of Pregnancy Stress Rating Scale (PSRS-36) be used as data collection tool to determine pregnancy stress by midwives and nurses.