Spanish Years of Education

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Marque abajo el número que indica cuántos años de escuela completó.

básico (primaria)
secundaria
superior
maestría / doctorado
1     2     3     4     5     6
 7     8     9    10   11   12
 13   14   15   16  
17   18   19   20   21  22

Scoring

Score the highest number indicated.

Characteristics

Tested on 266 Spanish-speaking subjects with chronic conditions.

No. of
items
Observed
Range

Mean
Standard
Deviation
Intenral Consistency
Reliability
Test-Retest
Reliability
1
1-19
8.72
4.48
NA

Source of Psychometric Data

Stanford Spanish Outcome Measures Study. Psychometrics reported in: González V, Stewart A, Ritter P, Lorig K, Translation and validation of arthritis outcome measures into Spanish. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 38(10),1995, pp.1432.

Comments

Education is often used in research as a surrogate for socioeconomic status, and is less objectionable to subjects than asking income. For researchers outside of the U.S. educational system, this item should be adjusted to reflect their own educational system.

References

González V, Stewart A, Ritter P, Lorig K, Translation and validation of arthritis outcome measures into Spanish. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 38(10),1995, pp.1432.

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