Vol 93, No 9 (2022)
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Psychometric properties and cultural adaptation of Polish version of Gynecological Cancers Awareness Scale (GCAS)

Malgorzata Nagorska1, Nursel Alp Dal2, Serap Ejder Apay3, Malgorzata Lesinska-Sawicka4, Canturk Capik5
Pubmed: 35106745
Ginekol Pol 2022;93(9):695-704.

Abstract

Objectives: Cancer of the female genital organs is one of the most common causes of death of women in Poland. The aim of the study was to translate and analyze the psychometric properties of the Polish version of the Gynecological Cancers Awareness Scale (GCAS).

Material and methods: Cross-sectional study and questionnaire technic were used to collect data. The study was conducted from June 10th to July10th 2021 among 443 adult women in Poland.

Results: The Cronbach Alpha measure was used to assess the internal consistency of the scale. Cronbach’s Alpha values greater than 0.7 indicates that the scale has high reliability.

Conclusions: The analysis confirms that the Polish version of Gynecological Cancers Awareness Scale has a very high reliability to assess the women’s cancers awareness and knowledge of cancers.

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