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  1. 1. Observed score equating with covariates

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Department of Statistics, Umeå university

    Författare :Kenny Bränberg; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Equating; observed score equating; true scores; item response theory; linear equating function; equipercentile equating; kernel equating; covariates; linear regression; mean squared error; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Statistics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Statistik; Statistics; statistik;

    Sammanfattning : In test score equating the focus is on the problem of finding the relationship between the scales of different test forms. This can be done only if data are collected in such a way that the effect of differences in ability between groups taking different test forms can be separated from the effect of differences in test form difficulty. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Psychometric studies of the Swedish version of the Adolescent Drug Abuse Diagnosis (ADAD) instrument

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Institutionen för Psykologi, Umeå universitet

    Författare :Josefine Börjesson; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ADAD; validity; reliability; assessment; psychometric; severity index; composite score; normal; antisocial adolescents; psychological health;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis describes studies into the psychometric properties of a Swedish language version of the Adolescent Drug Abuse Diagnosis (ADAD) instrument. The psychometric properties of this instrument have been examined in two previous studies: an American study was conducted by the developers of the interview, Friedman and Utada (1989), and a Swiss study was undertaken by Bolognini et al. LÄS MER

  3. 3. A perfect score Validity arguments for college admission tests

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Institutionen för Beteendevetenskapliga mätningar, Umeå Universitet

    Författare :Per-Erik Lyrén; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Nyckelord :college admission tests; SweSAT; validity; interpretive arguments; predictive validity; equating; item revisions; subscores;

    Sammanfattning : College admission tests are of great importance for admissions systems in general and for candidates in particular. The SweSAT (Högskoleprovet in Swedish) has been used for college admission in Sweden for more than 30 years, and today it is alongside with the upper-secondary school GPA the most widely used instrument for selection of college applicants. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Swedish young offenders in community-based rehabilitative programmes Patterns of antisocial behaviour, mental health, and recidivism

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Författare :Hanna Ginner Hau; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Young offenders; Rehabilitation; Adolescence; Developmental psychology; Prevention; Risk assessment; Juvenile justice; Recidivism; Mental health; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore patterns of antisocial behaviour, mental health and recidivism among Swedish young offenders in community-based rehabilitative programmes (n=189). Study I explored the character and severity of self-reported behavioural problems prior to programme participation. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Blood pressure in advanced age with focus on epidemiology, cognitive impairment and mortality

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Författare :Lena Molander; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Blood pressure; hypertension; very old; mortality; epidemiology; cognitive impairment; dementia; Blodtryck; hypertoni; mycket gamla; dödlighet; epidemiologi; demens; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Geriatrics and medical gerontology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; geriatrik; Geriatrics; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : The general conception is that blood pressure increases with age, but that diastolic blood pressure (DBP) starts decreasing in the elderly. There are, however, indications that systolic blood pressure (SBP) might also decline in advanced age, but further studies are needed to establish whether this is true. LÄS MER