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Adaption of “Social Capital Scale”: Validity and reliability study

Author(s): Faik Ardahan

Journal: International Journal of Human Sciences
ISSN 1303-5134

Volume: 9;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 773;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Social Capital Scale | Reliability | Validity | Turkish Population

The purpose of this study was to identify reliability and validity of The Measurement of Social Capital scales’ developed by Onxy and Bullen (2000) for Turkish population. The sample of current study was composed 410 volunteer participants who live in Antalya. In the statistical analysis, scale exploratory factor analysis was conducted to identify the sub-factors of the 34 items but six items excluded. The 28 items were taken in to consideration and after statistical analysis 28 of 34 items were grouped under nine sub-factors. Whether the data was suitable to this analysis, Kaiser Mayer Olkin (0.687) and Bartlett Spheritiy test (p
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