Mammography self-efficacy scale and breast cancer fear scale: Psychometric properties of the Arabic versions among Saudi women

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dc.contributor.author Alyami, Mohsen en
dc.contributor.author Al-Sharef, A en
dc.contributor.author Al-Aseri, M en
dc.contributor.author Henning, Marcus en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-11T03:31:26Z en
dc.date.issued 2019-10-24 en
dc.identifier.issn 0162-220X en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/49877 en
dc.description.abstract Background: Early screening for breast cancer (BC) is critical for improving health outcomes and reducing mortality. Research has shown that self-efficacy and fear of BC can influence patients’ screening behaviors. Validated measures to assess these constructs among Saudi women are lacking. Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the psychometric properties of the Arabic versions of the Champion Mammography Self-efficacy Scale (CMSES) and Champion Breast Cancer Fear Scale (CBCFS) in a sample of Saudi women. Methods: The CMSES and CBCFS were back-translated into Arabic using an established translation protocol. Reliability was assessed using Cronbach’s α coefficients. Construct validity was evaluated using exploratory and confirmatory factor analytical procedures. Results: The findings from the factor analysis confirmed the unidimensional structure of both scales as reported by the original authors. Additionally, both scales exhibited high internal consistency (Cronbach’s α coefficients) of .91 for the modified CMSES-Arabic and .94 for the CBCFS-Arabic. Conclusions: This article provided initial evidence of reliability and construct validity for the modified CMSES-Arabic and the CBCFS-Arabic. Implications for Practice: Nurses and other allied health professionals can now use these measures to better understand how self-efficacy and fear of BC are related to compliance with cancer screening among Saudi women and in other Arabic-speaking contexts. The scales could also be useful for developing and testing the effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving mammography testing rates. en
dc.description.uri https://catalogue.library.auckland.ac.nz/permalink/f/t37c0t/uoa_alma21152797870002091 en
dc.publisher Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Cancer Nursing en
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dc.title Mammography self-efficacy scale and breast cancer fear scale: Psychometric properties of the Arabic versions among Saudi women en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000767 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.author-url https://journals.lww.com/cancernursingonline/Abstract/publishahead/Mammography_Self_efficacy_Scale_and_Breast_Cancer.99012.aspx en
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pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 784606 en
pubs.org-id Medical and Health Sciences en
pubs.org-id School of Medicine en
pubs.org-id Cent Medical & Hlth Sci Educat en
dc.identifier.eissn 1538-9804 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2019-10-26 en
pubs.online-publication-date 2019-10-24 en


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