Psychometric Properties of the Brief COPE Among Pregnant African American Women
Peters RM, Solberg MA, Templin TN, and Cassidy-Bushrow AE. Psychometric Properties of the Brief COPE Among Pregnant African American Women. West J Nurs Res 2020.
Western journal of nursing research
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/
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