Psychometric properties of the Iranian version of Scale of Changes in Lifestyle-related Behavior During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Payesh (Health Monitor)
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Bagheri Sheykhangafshe F, Farahani H, Fathi-Ashtiani A. Psychometric properties of the Iranian version of Scale of Changes in Lifestyle-related Behavior During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Payesh 2022; 21 (5) :481-490
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1- Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
2- Behavioral Sciences Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (841 Views)
Objective(s): The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many changes in the amount of physical activity, sleep quality, and eating habits of people worldwide that have affected their lifestyles. In this regard, the present study aimed to determine the validity and reliability of the scale of change in lifestyle-related behaviors during COVID-19.
Methods: The was a descriptive evaluation. The sample consisted of 350 (227 females and 123 males) university students in Tehran in the academic year 2021 who were selected by convenience sampling method and completed the scale of change in behaviors related to lifestyle. Psychometric properties of the scale were assessed by confirmatory factor analysis, and internal consistency (Cronbach's alpha) using R software version 4.1.
Results: The single-factor structure of the change in lifestyle-related behaviors scale was investigated and confirmed (CFI=0.82, RMSEA=0.07). Also, Cronbach's alpha coefficient for the scale of change in lifestyle-related behaviors was 0.92.
Conclusion: The structural validity and reliability of the Iranian version of the scale of change in lifestyle-related behaviors during the outbreak of COVID-19 found to be acceptable.
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type of study: Descriptive | Subject: Health Psychologhy
Received: 2022/04/2 | Accepted: 2022/11/2 | ePublished ahead of print: 2022/11/7 | Published: 2022/11/20

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