The Development of a Wellness Instrument to Predict the Use of Accident and Health Insurance

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The problem with which this study was concerned is that of developing an instrument for predicting the use of accident and health insurance. The purposes of the study were to translate selected theoretical descriptions of wellness into discrete components of behavior, to develop a valid and reliable self-report instrument, and to determine the correlation between wellness behaviors and a person's use of accident and health insurance. Content validity was established by a panel of judges, each of whom was selected on the basis of professional concern for the areas of interest in health contained in the instrument. The original instrument ... continued below

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Hess, Dixie Lee Cooley August 1982.

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The problem with which this study was concerned is that of developing an instrument for predicting the use of accident and health insurance. The purposes of the study were to translate selected theoretical descriptions of wellness into discrete components of behavior, to develop a valid and reliable self-report instrument, and to determine the correlation between wellness behaviors and a person's use of accident and health insurance. Content validity was established by a panel of judges, each of whom was selected on the basis of professional concern for the areas of interest in health contained in the instrument. The original instrument of fifty-five items was increased by three items resulting in a fifty-eight item instrument, which was then approved by each of five judges.

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Hess, Dixie Lee Cooley. The Development of a Wellness Instrument to Predict the Use of Accident and Health Insurance, dissertation, August 1982; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc331331/: accessed June 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .