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Gutiérrez Sanmartín M., Tomás Miguel J. M., & Jover Martínez A. (2016). Propiedades psicométricas de la satisfaction with life scale en jóvenes angoleños: análisis factorial confirmatorio y modelo de respuesta graduada. Búsqueda, 3(17), 168-179. https://doi.org/10.21892/01239813.286


La cantidad de investigaciones sobre bienestar subjetivo ha experimentado un aumento durante las últimas décadas. Por lo tanto, supone un gran interés disponer de instrumentos para su medición validados en los contextos de uso, para así aumentar la calidad de esta. El instrumento que más se emplea para medir la satisfacción con la vida es la “Satisfaction With Life Scale” (SWLS). Por ello, el propósito de este trabajo ha sido analizar las propiedades psicométricas de esta escala. La muestra la conformaron 1332 jóvenes angoleños, con edades comprendidas entre los 18 y los 30 años, procedentes de distintas localidades del norte, centro y sur de Angola. Los análisis de validación factorial confirman que los 5 ítems que configuran la escala conforman una estructura unifactorial. Los índices de consistencia interna, al igual que la validez nomológica, indican de nuevo que la SWLS es una escala válida y fiable para evaluar la satisfacción con la vida. Por último, los análisis de Teoría de respuesta del ítem ofrecen valiosa información sobre la fiabilidad de la medida, y sobre el carácter altamente discriminatorio de los ítems que la componen.


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