Short Acculturation Scale for Hispanic Youth (SASH-Y)
Barona & Miller‚ 1994
1. What languages do you read and speak?
2. What languages do your parents speak to you in?
3. What languages do you usually speak at home?
4. In which language do you usually think?
5. What languages do you usually speak with your friends?
6. In what languages are the TV programs you usually watch?
7. In what languages are the radio programs you usually listen to?
8. In what languages are the movies‚ TV‚ and radio programs you prefer to watch and listen to?
9. In what languages do your parents speak with their parents?
10.Your close friends are;
11.You prefer going to parties at which the people are;
12.The persons you visit or who visit you are.
Item 1: 1 = Only Spanish; 2 = Spanish better than English; 3 = Both equally; 4 = English better than Spanish; 5 = OnlyEnglish
Items 2–9: 1 = Only Spanish; 2 = Spanish better than English; 3 = Both Equally; 4= English better than Spanish; 5 = OnlyEnglish
Items 10–12: 1 = All Latinos/Hispanics; 2 = More Latinos than Americans; 3 = About half and half; 4 = More Americans thanLatinos; 5 = All Americans
Extra familial language use (items 2‚ 3‚ 9)‚ familial language use (items 1‚ 4‚ 5‚ 6‚ 7‚ 8)‚and ethnic social relations (items 10–12).
This instrument can be found at: http://www.springer.com/978-1-4419-6696-4
Barona‚ A.‚ & Miller‚ J. (1994). Short acculturation scale for Hispanic youth (SASH-Y): A preliminary report. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences‚ 16‚ 155–62.
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