Development of Personal Safety and First Aid, Hygiene-Self-care, and Nutrition Subscales in Health Education Scale for Preschool Children


5th World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Educational Leadership, WCLTA 2014, Prague, Czech Republic, 29 - 31 October 2014, vol.186, pp.337-343 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 186
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.04.114
  • City: Prague
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Page Numbers: pp.337-343
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Aim of the research is to develop a scale to support the healthy development of preschool children's personal safety and first aid, hygiene and self-care, and nutrition supported in the light of detailed investigation and compilation of the programs of 5-6 yearold pre-school children and analyze reliability and validity of these subscales in Health Education Scale. In the research, SPSS 20.0 software package for Exploratory Factor Analysis, LISREL 8.71 software package Confirmatory Factor Analysis were used and Cronbach Alfa reliability coefficients of subscales found as ,95; ,93; ,94 respectively. Results of the analysis show that scale has best results in terms of validity and reliability. (C) 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.