Psychometric properties of the Statistics Anxiety Rating Scale


PSYCHOLOGICAL REPORTS, cilt.90, sa.1, ss.315-325, 2002 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 90 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2466/pr0.90.1.315-325
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.315-325


The Statistics Anxiety Rating Scale has 51 items, each scored on a 5-point rating scale to measure statistics anxiety with six subscales, Worth of Statistics, Interpretation Anxiety, Test and Class Anxiety, Computational Self-concept, Fear of Asking for Help, and Fear of Statistics Teachers, Psychometric properties included analyses of construct and concurrent validities an internal consistency and test-retest reliability. 221 college students (74% women; M age=28 yr.) in elementary statistics courses at several southwestern state universities participated. The findings are consistent with previous reports and indicate adequate concurrent validity, internal consistency, and split-half reliability, but for construct validity confirmatory factor analysis yielded marginal support.