Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

POSHA-S Public Attitudes Toward Stuttering: Online Versus Paper Surveys

Author(s) Kenneth O. St. Louis
Volume 36
Number 2
Year 2012
Page(s) 116-123
Language English
Keywords stuttering
Abstract Purpose: Attitudes toward stuttering, measured by the Public Opinion Survey of Human Attributes-Stuttering (POSHA-S), are compared between two strategies of administration: paper-and-pencil versus online.

Method: Two convenience samples of adults filled out POSHA-Ss, one using printed paper surveys and another using an electronic link to an online survey.

Results: Public attitudes were very similar between paper-and-pencil and online administrations, even though a few substantial differences were observed between the two samples.

Conclusions: The POSHA-S generally appears to be robust with respect to type of administration.

Objectif : Les attitudes des personnes face au bégaiement, mesurée grâce au Sondage de l’opinion publique sur les caractéristiques de personnes ayant un bégaiement (POSHA-S), font l’objet d’une comparaison entre deux stratégies d’administration : version papier c. version électronique.

Méthode : Deux échantillons d’adultes ont rempli un questionnaire POSHA-S, un échantillon l’a fait en utilisant une version papier et l’autre une version électronique en utilisant un hyperlien menant vers le sondage en ligne.

Résultats : Les résultats associés aux attitudes populaires étaient très similaires entre les versions papier et électronique, même si on a observé quelques différences de fond entre les deux échantillons.

Conclusions : Le POSHA-S semble généralement fiable peu importe le mode d’administration que ce soit en version papier ou électronique.
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