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Bahariniya S, Ezatiasar M, Madadizadeh F. A Brief Review of the Types of Validity and Reliability of scales in Medical Research. JCHR. 2021; 10 (2) :100-102
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1- Department of Health Services Management, School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran , sajjadbahari98@gmail.com
2- 2. School of Public Health, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
3- Center For Healthcare Data Modeling, Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School Of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University Of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
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Reliability and validity are concepts used to evaluate the quality of  psychometric properties of a scale in medical research. Reliability is related to reproducibility, and validity is related to the accuracy of a scale. It is important to check reliability and validity when using a scale or questionnaire. The present study provides a brief overview of the types of validity and reliability in medical research.
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Received: 2021/01/2 | Accepted: 2021/03/20 | Published: 2021/07/1

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