Accession Number:

ADA231712

Title:

Preliminary Analysis of the U.S. Army Security Screening Questionnaire

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE PERSONNEL SECURITY RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER MONTEREY CA

Report Date:

1990-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

88.0

Abstract:

The Army Security Screening Questionnaire Form 169-R is used to screen applicants for high security jobs at the Military Entrance Processing Stations MEPS. This study was a preliminary instrument in terms of 1 the degree to which it is able to predict two operational screening decisions and a measure of behavioral reliability, and 2 the utility of using the information it provides. Empirical scoring keys demonstrated moderate validity against each of the criteria and reasonable utility. Recommendations were made to conduct further analyses on a larger sample and to develop a new prescreening instrument using the 169-R as a foundation.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE