Development of questionnaires and scales: Factorial, exploratory and confirmatory analysis - CURRENTLY FULL

The course is oriented to students and professionals in the areas of Health Sciences and Social Sciences.

1. To obtain theoretical and practical knowledge in the development and application of instruments and tools for the assessment of information in Health.
2. To develop a questionnaire or scale for the assessment of subjective health information, test its validity and reliability, and make a critical review.
3. To develop practical skills to analyse the psychometric properties of a health measurement scale, namely statistical techniques such as principal component analysis, factor analysis, Kappa coefficient and intraclass correlation coefficient.


Teaching methodology: Theoretical-practical course in the context of auditorium/room (Face-to-face lectures); Work in computer for development and analysis of measuring instrument.

Softwares: SPSS, R e Mplus.


Selection of participants: Course limited to 24 participants; The selection will be made by order of registration.


Certificate of Participation: A certificate of participation will be supplied to the participants who attend at least 75% of the course.

Venue: Institute of Public Health, University of Porto


Application Deadline: 19th may 2017





Language: English

Tuition Fee:
General 200€; (150€ for students and alumni from the University of Porto and for public health internship medical doctors)
According to the above table. An addition session it will take place for the assessment of students day 22/06/2017 at 14-18h.
non applicable
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