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RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 582-585


Measurement of adolescentís social support: A study on translation and validation of CAS-9

Aasma Munir, Jamil Ahmed Malik, Samar Fahad.

Abstract
Objective: To determine the external validity of a social supportresearch instrument translates and validate on a sample of Pakistani adolescents.

Methodology:The Spanish originated ďCuestionario de Apoyo SocialĒ (CAS) was translated in Urdu language and construct validity of the instrument was tested by using Confirmatory factor analysis. The study included a total of 706 adolescents.
Results: Results showed good fit for both three and four factor models yet the four factors model is preferred due to the additional information regarding satisfaction over perceived support. Additionally, the fourth factor also even with its only two items has very good internal consistency i.e., őĪ = .81.
Conclusion: The availability of Social Support Scale in Urdu language is expected to facilitate the assessment of various dimensions of social support of adolescents in Pakistan population.
Keywords: Social support, adolescents, validation.

Key words: Social support, adolescents, validation.


 
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Munir A, Malik JA, Fahad S. Measurement of adolescentís social support: A study on translation and validation of CAS-9. RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 582-585.


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Munir A, Malik JA, Fahad S. Measurement of adolescentís social support: A study on translation and validation of CAS-9. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=36149 [Access: September 02, 2020].


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Munir A, Malik JA, Fahad S. Measurement of adolescentís social support: A study on translation and validation of CAS-9. RMJ. 2020; 45(3): 582-585.



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Munir A, Malik JA, Fahad S. Measurement of adolescentís social support: A study on translation and validation of CAS-9. RMJ. (2020), [cited September 02, 2020]; 45(3): 582-585.



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Munir, A., Malik, . J. A. & Fahad, . S. (2020) Measurement of adolescentís social support: A study on translation and validation of CAS-9. RMJ, 45 (3), 582-585.



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Munir, Aasma, Jamil Ahmed Malik, and Samar Fahad. 2020. Measurement of adolescentís social support: A study on translation and validation of CAS-9. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (3), 582-585.



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Munir, Aasma, Jamil Ahmed Malik, and Samar Fahad. "Measurement of adolescentís social support: A study on translation and validation of CAS-9." Rawal Medical Journal 45 (2020), 582-585.



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Munir, Aasma, Jamil Ahmed Malik, and Samar Fahad. "Measurement of adolescentís social support: A study on translation and validation of CAS-9." Rawal Medical Journal 45.3 (2020), 582-585. Print.



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Munir, A., Malik, . J. A. & Fahad, . S. (2020) Measurement of adolescentís social support: A study on translation and validation of CAS-9. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (3), 582-585.








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