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dc.contributor.authorMcBride, Nadine LeBarronen_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-14T20:20:00Z
dc.date.available2014-03-14T20:20:00Z
dc.date.issued2008-11-11en_US
dc.identifier.otheretd-12082008-130433en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/29999
dc.description.abstractAs use of the public-domain International Personality Item Pool (IPIP) scales has grown significantly over the past decade (Goldberg, Johnson, Eber, Hogan, Ashton, Cloninger, & Gough, 2006) research on the psychometric properties of the items and scales have become increasingly important. This research study examines the IPIP scale constructed to measure the Five Factor Model (FFM) domain of Neuroticism (as measured by the NEO-PI-R) for occurrences of differential functioning at both the item and test level by gender and three age ranges using the DFIT framework (Raju, van der Linden, & Fleer, 1993) This study found six items that displayed differential item functioning by gender and three items that displayed differential item functioning by age. No differential functioning at the test level was found. Items demonstrating DIF and implications for potential scale revision are discussed.en_US
dc.publisherVirginia Techen_US
dc.relation.haspartNMcBrideETD1.pdfen_US
dc.rightsIn Copyrighten
dc.rights.urihttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/en
dc.subjectdifferential item functioningen_US
dc.subjectDFITen_US
dc.subjectIPIPen_US
dc.subjectNeuroticismen_US
dc.titleDifferential Item Functioning on the International Personality Item Pool's Neuroticism Scaleen_US
dc.typeDissertationen_US
dc.contributor.departmentPsychologyen_US
dc.description.degreePh. D.en_US
thesis.degree.namePh. D.en_US
thesis.degree.leveldoctoralen_US
thesis.degree.grantorVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universityen_US
thesis.degree.disciplinePsychologyen_US
dc.contributor.committeechairHarvey, Robert J.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberBell, Martha Annen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberBonham, Thirwall W.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberCarlson, Kevin D.en_US
dc.identifier.sourceurlhttp://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-12082008-130433/en_US
dc.date.sdate2008-12-08en_US
dc.date.rdate2008-12-29
dc.date.adate2008-12-29en_US


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