Factor structure of an Arabic translation of the scale, preference for numerical information

Haitham M. Alkhateeb, Adnan S. Abed

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Abstract

An Arabic translation of Viswanathan's 1993 scale, Preference for Numerical Information, was administered to 157 tenth-grade students (M age=16.1 yr.) in the United Arab Emirates. Analysis showed that the scale was homogeneous as the factor solution was comparable to that reported in the original study and item scores were moderately correlated with total scores when used in a different cultural setting.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-188
Number of pages4
JournalPerceptual and Motor Skills
Volume94
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2002

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  • Medicine(all)
  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Sensory Systems

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