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ERIC Number: EJ1093895
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 93
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0744-8481
Utilization and Limitations of the American College Health Association's National College Health Assessment Instrument: A Systematic Review
Rahn, Rhonda N.; Pruitt, Buster; Goodson, Patricia
Journal of American College Health, v64 n3 p214-237 2016
Objective: To analyze the literature in which researchers have utilized the National College Health Assessment (NCHA) I or the NCHA II. Participants and Methods: The authors selected peer-reviewed articles published between 2004 and July 2013 utilizing a single search term: National College Health Assessment. Articles were assessed for instrument use, limitations, and data analyses. Results: The search resulted in 72 articles for inclusion. Researchers used the instrument to either conduct a primary investigation or utilize reference group data for secondary analysis. Researchers used many data analyses, statistical tests, techniques, and methods. Limitations of the instrument were consistently mentioned by researchers. Conclusions: Results indicate limitations in the NCHA. To ensure college health professionals are gaining the best information possible regarding students on their campuses, specific improvements to the NCHA are recommended.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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