Brief report: Acceptance of physical violence (AVP) among adolescents in a Norwegian normal sample; statistical description of the assessment
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The article presents a psychometric description of 11 statements related to use of physical violence. The items were tested in a normal sample (N=1700,age: 15-16) from urban and rural areas in Western Norway. The internal reliability was =0.86, and factor analysis. Boys had higher mean scores than girls. Self-reported violence was predicted by acceptance pf physical violence.