||Each record describing a specific instrument is assigned a unique identifying number (e.g., 345216). This number is called the Accession Number.
||This field lists the title of the instrument.
||This field is used when the instrument was not assigned an explicit title by the authors of the Source article. In these cases, the HaPI Staff creates a title for the instrument and the following statement appears in the Title Note field: :
Instrument appears untitled in Source--Title assigned by HaPI Staff.
||This field lists the acronym (abbreviation) for the measure, if one exists.
||This field lists the author(s) of the instrument, in other words, the
investigators/researchers who originally developed or designed the instrument.
||This field is used when author(s) of a given instrument are not clearly designated. In these cases, one of the following statements appears in the Notes Author field:
HaPI attributes authorship of the instrument to authors of the Source.
HaPI attributes authorship of the instrument to authors of the Reference.
||This field indicates whether the instrument that was administered to participants in the Source article is a Primary Source, Secondary Source , Translated Source , Publisher's Catalog , or Review Source measure. (Click here for definitions of Source Codes.)
||This field contains the complete bibliographic citation (e.g., journal article, book chapter, conference presentation, technical report, doctoral dissertation) in which the instrument listed in the Title field was administered or reviewed.
||This field indicates the language in which respondents or participants described in the Source article completed the instrument.
||This field cites, when available, the name(s) of individual(s) who
adapted the instrument to the language listed in the Language field.
||This field contains information describing the instrument listed in the Title field of a Primary Source record. The abstract describes the purpose of the instrument, what the instrument is designed to assess, and may provide additional information (e.g., what participants are instructed to do). Not all records may contain an abstract.
||This field provides information about the item format (i.e., response
options) used in the instrument to respond to individual items or questions.
|Number of Questions
||This field indicates the number of questions or items contained in an
Instrument. This field is only used for Primary Source instruments.
||This field lists subscales, factors, or dimensions of an instrument, if there are any. This field is only used for Primary Source instruments.
||This field lists actual sample items from the instrument and is only used for Primary Source instruments.
||This field provides information about a Primary Source instrument's reliability (e.g., Cronbach's alpha, internal consistency, test-retest reliability).
||Measure Descriptors are index terms used by the HaPI database to describe the nature and meaning of an instrument. Measure Descriptor terms are indicated by an asterisk following the term.
||Sample Descriptors are index terms used by the HaPI database to describe the respondents (i.e., participants or subjects) to whom the instrument was administered in the Source article.
||This field is used to inform patrons if a copy of the instrument is available from Behavioral Measurement Database Services. If an instrument is available, instructions to obtain a copy of the instrument are provided in this field.
||This field is used when HaPI has found no verification of a given instrument's title, acronym (if one exists), author(s), and reference. In these cases, the following statement appears in the Notes General field:
Title, Acronym, Author(s), and the Reference are those as cited in this Source.
||This field is used to cite reference(s) related to the given instrument. The reference(s) cited in this field may include the original citation describing the development of the instrument as well as other relevant citations listed in the Source article or mentioned in the Abstract field.
||This field indicates that the record has been prepared by members of the HaPI Staff.
||This field is used to acknowledge support and/or funding from external agencies or companies.
||This field lists the year in which the Source citation was published.
||This field lists the date when the record became available in the Ovid database.