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The Feasibility of the Golombok-Rust Inventory of Marital State (GRIMS) in Assessing Marital Satisfaction in a Malaysian Population

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Abstract:

The purpose of this study is to validate the English version of the Golombok-Rust Inventory of Marital State (GRIMS) in a Malaysian population. Using the test-retest method and Cronbach's alpha, we assessed reliability and internal consistency. Sensitivity to change was expressed as the effect size. Internal consistency was excellent (Cronbach's alpha value = 0.59 to 0.91) Test-retest correlation coefficient and intraclass correlation coefficient were highly significant in majority items (ICC = 0.62 and above), and there was a high degree of sensitivity and specificity. The GRIMS is suitable, reliable, valid, and sensitive to clinical change in a Malaysian population.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00926230290001538

Affiliations: 1: Health Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2: Department of Surgery, University of Malaya Medical Centre Kuala Lumpur, Malayasia 3: Sunway Medical Centre, Petaling Jaya, Malayasia

Publication date: October 1, 2002

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