Validation and psychometric properties of the Italian Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire II – short version

Ilaria Setti, Angelo d’Errico, Daniela Di Cuonzo, Elena Fiabane, Piergiorgio Argentero

Accepted December 31, 2017

First published December 31, 2017

Abstract

In the current workplace it is important to consider psychosocial risks, as they can lead to negative consequences. The aim of this study is to analyse the psychometric properties of the Italian COPSOQ II – short version, a questionnaire which covers a broad range of psychosocial risks. Methods: The questionnaire was administered to 1,845 industry workers. Information about occupational hazards and health conditions was collected. The psychometric properties of the questionnaire were assessed by means of EFA, CFA, discriminant and concurrent validity. Results: The statistical analyses gave support to the validity of the Italian COPSOQ II. The factorial analyses demonstrated that the 4-factors model had the most reasonable good of fit to the data.Conclusions: The results provide evidence of the validity of the Italian COPSOQ II, that can be used to assess psychosocial risks in the Italian work environment across different economic sectors

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Setti Ilaria. d'Errico Angelo. Di Cuonzo Daniela. Fiabane Elena. Argentero Piergiorgio. Validation and psychometric properties of the Italian Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire II – short version. BPA Applied Psychology Bulletin. 2017;280(1):48-57.

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Setti Ilaria. d'Errico Angelo. Di Cuonzo Daniela. Fiabane Elena. Argentero Piergiorgio. Validation and psychometric properties of the Italian Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire II – short version. BPA Applied Psychology Bulletin. 2017;280(1):48-57.