A multilevel lockdown was introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide. This new experience, however, received mixed responses from the public in different countries including India. A quantitative self-report, the Pro-Lockdown Compliance Scale (Pro-LCS), was developed to help 1) the Government and enforcing agents understand the compliance level of the public and 2) researchers investigate the antecedent factors of the compliance of the lockdown measures. The initial 10 items were administered to 309 male residents in Kerala via an online survey. The responses were randomly divided and submitted to exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses. Both analyses consistently support that the scale is best represented by a 5-item unidimensional model. Moreover, the Pro-LBS also demonstrated adequate internal consistency. The preliminary findings suggest that the scale is a brief and useful tool to examine the compliance level of the lockdown measures.

Bahasa Abstract

Lockdown bertingkat diberlakukan selama pandemi COVID-19 di seluruh dunia. Namun, pengalaman baru ini mendapat tanggapan beragam dari masyarakat di berbagai negara termasuk India. Laporan mandiri kuantitatif, Skala Kepatuhan Pro-Lockdown (Pro-LCS), dikembangkan untuk membantu 1) Pemerintah dan aparat penegak hukum memahami tingkat kepatuhan publik dan 2) peneliti menyelidiki faktor-faktor yang mendahului kepatuhan terhadap penguncian Pengukuran. 10 item awal diberikan kepada 309 penduduk laki-laki di Kerala melalui survei online. Tanggapan secara acak dibagi dan diserahkan ke analisis faktor eksplorasi dan konfirmasi. Kedua analisis secara konsisten mendukung bahwa skala paling baik diwakili oleh model unidimensional 5 item. Selain itu, Pro-LBS juga menunjukkan konsistensi internal yang memadai. Temuan awal menunjukkan bahwa skala adalah alat yang singkat dan berguna untuk memeriksa tingkat kepatuhan tindakan penguncian.


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