Asian American Multidimensional Acculturation Scale (AAMAS)

Asian American Multidimensional Acculturation Scale (AAMAS)

Instructions: Use the scale below to answer the following questions. Please circle the number that best represents your view on each item.

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1. How well do speak the language of –
a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. English?123456
2. How well do you understand the language

of –

a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. English?123456

3. How well do you read and write in the

language of –

a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. English?123456
4. How often do you listen to music or look at

movies and magazines from

a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. the White mainstream groups?123456
5. How much do you like the food of –
a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. the White mainstream groups?123456

6. How often do you eat the food of –

a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. the White mainstream groups?123456
7. How knowledgeable are you about the

history of –

a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. the White mainstream groups?123456
8. How knowledgeable are you about the

culture and traditions of –

a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. the White mainstream groups?123456

9. How much do you practice the traditions

and keep the holidays of –

a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian American cultures?123456
c. the White mainstream culture?123456
10. How much do you identify with –
a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. the White mainstream groups?123456
11. How much do you feel you have in common

with people from –

a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. the White mainstream groups?123456

12. How much do you interact and associate with

people from –

a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. the White mainstream groups?123456
13. How much would you like to interact and

associate with people from –

123456
a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. the White mainstream groups?123456
14. How proud are you to be part of –123456
a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. the White mainstream groups?123456

15. How negative do you feel about people

from –

123456
a. your own Asian culture of origin?123456
b. other Asian groups in America?123456
c. the White mainstream groups?123456

Source: Chung‚ R.‚ Kim‚ B.‚ & Abreu‚ J. (2004). Asian American Multidimensional Acculturation Scale: Development‚ factor analysis‚ reliability and validity. Cultur Diver Ethnic

Minor Psychol‚ 10‚ Table 2‚ pp. 73‚ 74. Copyright # 2004 by the American Psychological

Association. Adapted with permission.