Reliability of self-report measures of drug use in prevention research: Evaluation of the project SMART questionnaire via the test-retest reliability matrix

J. W. Graham, B. R. Flay, C. Anderson Johnson, W. B. Hansen, L. Grossman, J. L. Sobel

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Abstract

The present article describes an evaluation of a self-report questionnaire administered to whole classrooms of 7th graders. Using the test-retest reliability matrix (based on concepts of Cronbach and Campbell and Fiske, eight of nine drug-use indices appeared to have acceptable to good reliability. The three measures included in the test-retest reliability matrix provide stronger evidence for good reliability than could any single measure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)175-193
Number of pages19
JournalJournal of Drug Education
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Health(social science)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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