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Validation of the Brief Multidimensional Students' Life Satisfaction Scale Among College Students

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Objective: To investigate the psychometric properties of the BMSLSS among 522 college students. Methods: Internal consistency reliability explored scale reliability, factor analysis explored construct validity, known-groups validity was assessed by use of items from the National College Youth Risk Behavior Survey and Harvard National Survey of Alcohol Use, and criterion-related validity was explored through analyses with the CDC's Health-Related Quality of Life Scale. Results: Acceptable internal consistency reliability, construct, known-groups, and criterion-related validity were established. Conclusions: These findings offer preliminary support for the BMSLSS; it could serve as part of comprehensive evaluations of subjective QOL for program evaluation and/or policy purposes among college students.
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Keywords: college students; perceived life satisfaction; quality of life; scale development

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Health Education, Department of Physical Education, Health, & Sport Studies, Miami University, Oxford, OH 2: School Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 3: Department Counseling and Educational Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 4: Information Technology Services, Miami University, Oxford, OH 5: Office of Health Education, Miami University, Oxford, OH

Publication date: 2005-05-01

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  • The American Journal of Health Behavior seeks to improve the quality of life through multidisciplinary health efforts in fostering a better understanding of the multidimensional nature of both individuals and social systems as they relate to health behaviors.

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