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Development and psychometric properties of the birth satisfaction scale-revised (BSS-R)

Hollins Martin, Caroline J; Martin, Colin R

Authors

Colin R Martin



Abstract

Objective: to assess factor structure, validity and reliability of the Birth Satisfaction Scale (BSS) and to develop a short-form version of the tool.
Design: a quantitative design focused on evaluating psychometric properties of the BSS using factor structure, internal consistency, divergent reliability and known groups validity.
Setting:Ayrshire maternity unit community midwife bases that serve the obstetric population of Ayrshire, Scotland (UK).
Participants: a convenience sample of healthy women (n=228)

Citation

Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2014). Development and psychometric properties of the birth satisfaction scale-revised (BSS-R). Midwifery, 30(6), 610-619. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2013.10.006

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Oct 9, 2013
Online Publication Date Oct 24, 2013
Publication Date 2014-06
Deposit Date Aug 5, 2015
Publicly Available Date Aug 5, 2015
Journal Midwifery
Print ISSN 0266-6138
Electronic ISSN 1532-3099
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 30
Issue 6
Pages 610-619
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2013.10.006
Keywords Birth Satisfaction Scale (BSS); labour; midwifery; validation;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/8935
Publisher URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2013.10.006

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