The Validation of a Measurement for Assessing the Capacity of Korean Older Adults to Consent to Research

한국노인의 연구참여를 위한 동의능력평가척도의 타당성 연구

  • Received : 2009.04.02
  • Accepted : 2009.05.22
  • Published : 2009.08.31


This study tested the psychometric properties of the Korean version of the Capacity-to-Consent Screen: K-CCS) scale. A total of 404 South Korean older adults were e Cruited using the purposive sampling method. The participants were asked to res-Cod to a structured questiConaire which included older adults' characteristics, ADLs, IADLs, cognitive impairments and creen: K-CCS) scale. A total of. Item analysis, explonalory factor analysis(EFA), and ) sfirmalory factor analysis(CFA) were cCoducted to verifK-Che psychometric properties of the Korean Version of CCS. The sample was divided into two groups: one group for EFA(n=202) alysis(Eois(r group for CFA(n=202). The totults revealeysisae. he final version of the 8-item K-CCS with two dimensions had a excellent internof. Itemstencyonofpha value=.f) alysa CFA) sfirmed the acceptaas diviof the modef.fdi(RMSEA=.057, NNFI=.f4, IFI=.f6, CFI=.f6) to twaddition, claims for the convergent and criterion-related validdiviwere demItetnaled. Ity-tnclusion, the K-CCS can be rmed for professi sams to asersioolder participants' capacity to consent to clinical or survey research.


Gerontological Social Work Research;Capacity to Consent;Ethical Issues;Informed Consent;Assessments of Capacity to Consent


Supported by : 한국학술진흥재단