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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Creating Academic Stress Scale And The Application For Students: Validity And Reliability Test In Psychometrics

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Husnul Khotimah Rustam, Fatwa Tentama



Academic Stress, CFA 2nd Order, Cognitive, Construct Reliability, Construct Validity, Physiological, Partial Least Square



The purpose of this study was to test the measurement model of the academic stress scale, to test the construct validity and construct reliability of the academic stress scale and to find aspects and indicators that form academic stress. Academic stress was measured by four aspects: emotional, physiological, cognitive, and behavioral. The subjects of this study were 60 high school students of the grade X in Yogyakarta. The data collection method used an academic stress scale. The data of the research were analyzed by using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) SmartPLS 3.2.8 with reflective construct through CFA 2nd Order. Based on the results of the outer model analysis, the aspects and indicators that form academic stress were declared valid and reliable. The dominant aspect that reflected the construction of academic stress was the physiological aspect with a factor loading value of 0.877. The lowest aspect that reflects academic stress is the cognitive aspect with a factor loading value of 0.644. The results showed that all aspects and indicators were able to reflect and to form the academic stress scale. Therefore, the structural model could be accepted because theories that described academic stress were consistent with empirical data obtained from the subject.



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