Title

Psychometric Properties of the Brief COPE Among Pregnant African American Women

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-26-2020

Publication Title

Western journal of nursing research

Abstract

This paper describes the assessment of the psychometric properties of the Brief COPE in a sample of 189 pregnant African-American women. Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) tested the original 14-factor model, and exploratory structural equation modeling (ESEM) determined whether a reduced number of factors still accounted for inter-item covariances. The CFA replicated 13 of the 14 original factors. After deleting substance use items and allowing for correlated error across the support factors, the 13-factor model achieved an acceptable fit (CMIN/

PubMed ID

32100645

ePublication

ePub ahead of print

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