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Table 4 Validity testing of Creole and English versions MSPSS and PARS

From: Psychometric properties of the newly translated creole multidimensional scale of perceived social support (MSPSS) and perceived adequacy of resource scale (PARS) and the relationship between perceived social support and resources in Haitian mothers in the US

  Time point English M (SD) Creole M (SD) Paired t-value
MSPSS T1 55.5 (17.2) 56.2 (17.4) 0.70
T2 60.5 (17.5) 60.7 (17.0) 0.45
MSPSS Subscales
Friend T1 17.6 (6.4) 16.7(6.4) 0.90
T2 18.3 (6.2) 18.2 (5.9) 0.28
Family T1 19.3(6.2) 19.1 (6.1) 0.23
T2 20.5(5.9) 20.6(5.6) 0.12
Significant Other T1 20.5 (7.1) 20.7(7.2) 0.58
T2 21.1(6.7) 21.5 (5.8) 0.73
PARS T1 108.9 (22.5) 103.4 (25.3) 0.84
T2 94.9 (29.4) 94.3 (29.8) 0.83
  1. Note: M (SD) Mean (standard deviation)