Index de Enfermería
versión impresa ISSN 1132-1296
FERNANDEZ Y FERNANDEZ-ARROYO, Matilde. Scale building to measure midwives motivational profile towards maternal education programmes. Index Enferm [online]. 2009, vol.18, n.2, pp.126-130. ISSN 1132-1296.
Rationale: Midwives motivational profile description allows researching organization climate and quality of life perceived. Objectives: Developing an instrument to measure midwives motivational profile towards Maternal Education Programmes. Methodology: A non-probability sample of 93 midwives, which corresponds to 54.6% of midwives primary care in Madrid, has been studied. The scale is composed of nine items of motivation. Results: The scale presented a reliability of Cronbach Alpha = 0.78, indicating a substantial internal consistency. From factorial analysis was obtained a bifactorial structurere. Internal consistency of both dimensions was equally high. This grouping was consistent with the raised stage in the calculation of the theoretical construct. Conclusion: The scale differentiates midwives on their levels of motivation towards Maternal Education Programmes, so it is a tool that facilitates future research.
Palabras clave : Maternal Education; motherhood; instruments of psychological measurement; midwife; primary care.