Using A Structural Equation Model To Examine Child Maltreatment Potential Across Ecological Systems In A Population Of Families In Poverty

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dc.contributor Juby , Cynthia Lorraine en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007 -08 -23T01 :55 :53Z
dc.date.accessioned 2011 -08 -24T21 :39 :34Z
dc.date.available 2007 -08 -23T01 :55 :53Z
dc.date.available 2011 -08 -24T21 :39 :34Z
dc.date.issued 2007 -08 -23T01 :55 :53Z
dc.date.submitted August 2005 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /12
dc.description.abstract This study was a secondary analysis designed to examine the ecological system indicators of child maltreatment potential . A total of 263 families living within 200 % of the poverty level were included in the sample . Results of the study revealed the exosystem indicator of social support had the greatest impact on child maltreatment while maltreatment of the parent as a child (history of maltreatment ) , an ontogenic system indicator , was the second highest predictor . Additionally , these two indicators were highly correlated within the structural model . The microsystem indicator of parental educational attainment and the macrosystem indicator of belief in corporal punishment had less of an impact on child maltreatment potential , although their relationship was significant . Furthermore , of the indicators that supported the child maltreatment potential factor , distress had the highest loading , while rigidity appeared to have no substantial contribution within the model and was deleted . The final model , using AMOS statistical software , suggests and adequate fit [chi -square = 50l .98 (p = .031 ) ; CFI = .957 ; PGFI = .596 ; RMSEA = .044 ; PCLEOSE = .643] . Final R² was equal to .48 . en_US
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher Social Work en_US
dc.title Using A Structural Equation Model To Examine Child Maltreatment Potential Across Ecological Systems In A Population Of Families In Poverty en_US
dc.type Ph .D . en_US

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Using A Structural Equation Model To Examine Child Maltreatment Potential Across Ecological Systems In A Population Of Families In Poverty. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /12 .

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