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Table 4 Ratings of quality of psychometric properties

From: A systematic review of the psychometric properties of the cross-cultural translations and adaptations of the Multidimensional Perceived Social Support Scale (MSPSS)

Version –Country Cross-cultural validity Structural validity Internal consistency Reliability Construct validity Criterion validity
Arabic women - USA ? [5] - [5] + [5]   ? [63]  
Arabic Generic – Lebanon ? [27] ? [27] + [27]   ? [27]  
Chichewa- Malawi - [26] + [26] + [26]   ? [26, 36]  
Chinese (Simplified) – Malaysia ? [12] ? [12] + [12] ? [12] ? [12] ? [12]
Chinese (Traditional) – Hong Kong, China ? [17] ? [17], − [64, 80] ? [17], + [64],- [80] ? [17], + [64] ? [17, 64,65,66,67,68,69,70,71,72,73,74,75,76,77,78,79,80,81,82,83,84] ? [17]
Chiyao – Malawi - [26] + [26] + [26]   ? [26, 36]  
Creole- Haiti(USA) ? [6] ? [6] ? [6] ? [6]   
French – France ? [9] - [9] + [9] ? [9] ? [9]  
Hausa – Nigeria - [7, 14] + [14] + [14] ? [14] ? [85]  
Korean-Korea ? [87] ? [87] + [87]   ? [87]  
Luganda – Uganda - [13] ? [13] ? [13]    
Malay – Malaysia ? [11] ? [11, 88] - [11, 88] ? [11] ? [11, 88], − [89] ? [11]
Persian – Iran ? [18] ? [18] ? [18] ? [18] ? [90, 91]  
Polish – Poland - [92] + [92] + [92]   ? [92,93,94]  
Portuguese – Portugal - [32] + [32] + [32] ? [32] ? [32, 96, 97]  
Spanish – *USA, ** Spain ? [99] ** ? [85] *, − [99] ** + [85] *, + [99] **   ? [34, 84, 99]**, + [98]  
Swedish – Sweden - [3] ? [3] + [3] + [3] + [3]? [102]  
Tamil – Malaysia ? [103] ? [103] ? [103]   ? [103] ? [103]
Thai – Thailand ? [44] - [43, 44] + [43, 44]   ? [28, 43, 44]  
Turkish (Original)- Turkey ? [39] ? [39, 41] + [39, 41]   ? [39,40,41,42]  
Turkish (Revised) – Turkey   - [29, 104] + [29];? [104]   ? [29]  
Urdu – Pakistan ? [49] ? [49], − [47] ? [49]   ? [45,46,47,48]  
  1. * and ** denotes findings from the USA and Spain respectively