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Adm. Sci. 2017, 7(2), 13; doi:10.3390/admsci7020013

Factor Structure of Almutairi’s Critical Cultural Competence Scale

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King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC), King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HA), Ministry of National Guard-Health Affairs, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
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School of Nursing, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5, Canada
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Academic Editor: Joan Wagner
Received: 23 February 2017 / Revised: 9 May 2017 / Accepted: 10 May 2017 / Published: 18 May 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Healthy Work Environments)
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This paper reports on a psychometric study conducted to explore the factor structure and refine the Critical Cultural Competence Scale (CCCS). Critical Cultural Competence (CCC) functions to promote the safety, equity, and well-being of patients, their families, and health care professionals. The development process of this measurement scale was systematic and iterative, and included generating a pool of potential items based on the theoretical definitions of CCC. In this study, conducted with a sample of 170 registered nurses from British Columbia, Canada, we used Principal Component Analysis (PCA) to explore the factor structure of the initial set of 84 items as a final step in developing the CCCS. The final version of the measure consists of 43 items, and the PCA results supported a four-factor solution consistent with the theoretical underpinnings of the scale. Future research is recommended to further assess the construct validity of this newly created scale. View Full-Text
Keywords: factor analysis; psychometric study; cultural competence; measurement factor analysis; psychometric study; cultural competence; measurement
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Almutairi, A.F.; Dahinten, V.S. Factor Structure of Almutairi’s Critical Cultural Competence Scale. Adm. Sci. 2017, 7, 13.

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