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 +====== Action Inaction scales ======
 +
 +===== The scale =====
 +
 +
 +==== Belief in Action ====
 +
 +
 +  - Action is important in people'​s lives.
 +  - Being active all the time can lead to sickness. (R)
 +  - Action is essential for life.
 +  - The pressure to do things makes people do bad things. (R)
 +  - Action leads to burnout. (R)
 +  - Active human beings are what societies need.
 +  - Actions contribute to society.
 +  - Being active makes people happy.
 +
 +==== Belief in Inaction ====
 +
 +
 +  - Inaction is important in people'​s lives.
 +  - Being inactive is morally questionable. (R)
 +  - Inaction is necessary in one’s life.
 +  - Inaction is the source of many evils. (R)
 +  - Relaxing decreases your productivity.
 +  - Being inactive makes you lazy. (R)
 +  - Being inactive makes you thoughtful.
 +  - Inaction offers no contribution to society. (R)
 +  - Inaction offers many benefits.
 +  - Being relaxed makes people happy.
 +
 +==== Attitudes in Action ====
 +
 +
 +  - I am often interested in finding ways to act.
 +  - I would rather engage in activities than do nothing.
 +  - Being active is pleasant.
 +  - Action is good.
 +  - Being active is unpleasant.(R)
 +  - Action is bad. (R)
 +  - Being always “on the go” is bad. (R)
 +
 +==== Attitudes in Inaction ====
 +
 +  - I am often interested in finding ways to relax.
 +  - I would rather enjoy peace and quiet than have to do things.
 +  - Being inactive is pleasant.
 +  - Inaction is good.
 +  - Being inactive is unpleasant. (R)
 +  - Inaction is bad.
 +  - Being laid back most of the time is problematic. (R)
 +
 +===== SPSS Syntax =====
 +
 +Taken from the cross-cultural dataset syntax, based on an order of items from {{::​action-inaction-scales-used.doc|this file}} :
 +<​code>​
 +COMPUTE BeliefAc = MEAN(pa16, 8 - pa31, pa33, 8 - pa35, 8 - pa37, pa41, pa43, pa46) .
 +EXECUTE .
 +variable labels BeliefAc "​Belief in Action"​.
 +
 +RELIABILITY
 +  /​VARIABLES=pa16,​ pa31, pa33,  pa35, pa37, pa41, pa43, pa46
 +  /​SCALE('​BeliefAc'​) ALL
 +  /​MODEL=ALPHA
 +  /​STATISTICS=DESCRIPTIVE
 +  /​SUMMARY=TOTAL.
 +
 +
 +FACTOR
 +  /VARIABLES pa16, pa31, pa33,  pa35, pa37, pa41, pa43, pa46
 +  /MISSING LISTWISE ​
 +  /ANALYSIS pa16, pa31, pa33,  pa35, pa37, pa41, pa43, pa46
 +  /PRINT INITIAL EXTRACTION ROTATION
 +  /PLOT EIGEN ROTATION
 +  /CRITERIA MINEIGEN(1) ITERATE(25)
 +  /EXTRACTION ML
 +  /CRITERIA ITERATE(25)
 +  /ROTATION VARIMAX.
 +
 +COMPUTE Actionvalue = MEAN(pa16, pa33, pa41, pa43, pa46) .
 +EXECUTE .
 +variable labels Actionvalue "​Action is important"​.
 +
 +RELIABILITY
 +  /​VARIABLES=pa16,​ pa33, pa41, pa43, pa46
 +  /​SCALE('​BeliefAc'​) ALL
 +  /​MODEL=ALPHA
 +  /​STATISTICS=DESCRIPTIVE
 +  /​SUMMARY=TOTAL.
 +
 +*Belief in Inaction, higher score = more positive beliefs*.
 +
 +COMPUTE BeliefIn = MEAN(pa17, ​ 8 - pa30, pa32, 8 - pa34, 8 - pa36, 8 - pa38, pa39,8 - pa40, pa42, pa47) .
 +EXECUTE .
 +
 +variable labels BeliefIn "​Belief in Inaction"​.
 +
 +FACTOR
 +  /VARIABLES pa17,  pa30, pa32, pa34, pa36, pa38, pa39, pa40, pa42, pa47
 +  /MISSING LISTWISE ​
 +  /ANALYSIS pa17,  pa30, pa32, pa34, pa36, pa38, pa39, pa40, pa42, pa47
 +  /PRINT INITIAL EXTRACTION ROTATION
 +  /PLOT EIGEN ROTATION
 +  /CRITERIA FACTORS(2) ITERATE(25)
 +  /EXTRACTION ML
 +  /CRITERIA ITERATE(25)
 +  /ROTATION VARIMAX.
 +
 +COMPUTE Inactionvalue = MEAN(pa17, ​ pa32, pa42) .
 +EXECUTE .
 +variable labels Inactionvalue "​Inaction is important"​.
 +
 +RELIABILITY
 +  /​VARIABLES=pa17, ​ pa32, pa42
 +  /​SCALE('​BeliefAc'​) ALL
 +  /​MODEL=ALPHA
 +  /​STATISTICS=DESCRIPTIVE
 +  /​SUMMARY=TOTAL.
 +
 +*Attitudes in Action, higher score = more positive attitude*.
 +
 +COMPUTE AttituAc = MEAN(pa18,​pa21,​pa23,​pa24,​8 - pa27, 8 - pa28, 8 - pa44).
 +EXECUTE .
 +
 +variable labels AttituAc "​Attitudes in Action"​.
 +
 +*Attitudes in Inaction, higher score = more positive attitude*
 +
 +
 +COMPUTE AttituIn = MEAN(pa19, pa20, pa22, pa25, 8 - pa26,8 - pa29, 8 - pa45).
 +EXECUTE.
 +variable labels AttituIn "​Attitudes in Inaction"​.
 +</​code>​
 +
  
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