This study sought to ascertain the internal consistency and factor structure of a Chinese translation of the Multidimensional Sense of Humor Scale (MSHS; Thorson & Powell, 1993a). Based on earlier findings on Hong Kong participants, the instrument was revised, followed by translation and back-translation and then administered to 289 undergraduate and mature students at two universities in Hong Kong. The reliability of the scale in this sample was satisfactory (α = .88) with no gender or age difference. Factor analysis using Varimax principal components analysis presented a four-factor solution accounting for 53.67% of the variance.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||North American Journal of Psychology|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2008|
Scopus Subject Areas
- Developmental and Educational Psychology
- Sociology and Political Science