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Fatehi Z, Baradaran H R, Asadpour M, Rezaeian M. Validity and reliability of Persian version of Listening Styles Profile-Revised (LSP- R) in Iranian students . Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2017; 31 (1) :419-423
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-2047-en.html
Center for Educational Research in Medical Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sci-ences, Tehran, Iran , baradaran.hr@iums.ac.ir
Abstract:   (1246 Views)
  Background: Individuals’ listening styles differs based on their characters, professions and situations. This study aimed to assess the validity and reliability of Listening Styles Profile- Revised (LSP- R) in Iranian students.
  Methods: After translating into Persian, LSP-R was employed in a sample of 240 medical and nursing Persian speaking students in Iran. Statistical analysis was performed to test the reliability and validity of the LSP-R.
  Results: The study revealed high internal consistency and good test-retest reliability for the Persian version of the questionnaire. The Cronbach’s alpha coefficient was 0.72 and intra-class correlation coefficient 0.87. The means for the content validity index and the content validity ratio (CVR) were 0.90 and 0.83, respectively. Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) yielded a four-factor solution accounted for 60.8% of the observed variance. Majority of medical students (73%) as well as majority of nursing students (70%) stated that their listening styles were task-oriented.
  Conclusion: In general, the study finding suggests that the Persian version of LSP-R is a valid and reliable instrument for assessing listening styles profile in the studied sample.   
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Medical Education

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