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Using the Fantastic Reality Ability Measurement to cope with epidemics: a Turkish validity and reliability study

Yasemin Özyer Güvener (Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Sinop University, Sinop, Turkey)
Samet Dinçer (Sinop University, Sinop, Turkey)
Enver Caner (Artvin Coruh University, Artvin, Turkey)

International Journal of Emergency Services

ISSN: 2047-0894

Article publication date: 7 September 2023

Issue publication date: 23 November 2023

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Abstract

Purpose

This study was conducted to adapt the Fantastic Reality Ability Measurement (FRAME) into Turkish.

Design/methodology/approach

In the sample of this methodological study, 213 participants were included.

Findings

The factor loading of the tool was within the appropriate range (0.53–0.94). Its Cronbach's alpha was 0.975, and the item total score correlations ranged between 0.594 and 0.881.

Originality/value

The evaluation of the Turkish version of the FRAME revealed that it could be used as a valid and reliable measurement tool in Turkish population.

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Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank Dr Dori Rubinstein et al for scale permission and all participants who participated in the study.

Citation

Özyer Güvener, Y., Dinçer, S. and Caner, E. (2023), "Using the Fantastic Reality Ability Measurement to cope with epidemics: a Turkish validity and reliability study", International Journal of Emergency Services, Vol. 12 No. 3, pp. 384-395. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJES-11-2022-0067

Publisher

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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