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Alcohol Expectancy

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Validation Of Chinese Women’S Alcohol Expectancy Instrument, Yue Qiu Yu Dec 2011

Validation Of Chinese Women’S Alcohol Expectancy Instrument, Yue Qiu Yu

Public Access Theses and Dissertations from the College of Education and Human Sciences

The present study was designed to develop and validate the Chinese Women’s Alcohol Expectancy scale; and to examine gender differences in alcohol expectancy. 134 interviewees from Canton, Kaiping and Hong Kong participated in study 1. 1,550 students from thirteen universities in three provinces, Beijing, Yunnan and Wuhan, China, completed the women’s alcohol expectancy questionnaire in study 2. The findings in study 1 revealed six prominent categories that inform women’s alcohol expectancy. Findings in study 2 provided 7-subscales (α > 0.7) for the instrument’s reliability and validity. Additionally, there were significant differences in alcohol expectancy by ...