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Table 2 Reliability of the 21-item A-RHDQoL (N/A responses coded as zero)

From: Preliminary development of a new individualised questionnaire measuring quality of life in older men with age-related hormonal decline: the A-RHDQoL

A-RHDQoL domain Scale mean if item deleted Scale variance if item deleted Corrected item-total correlation Alpha if item deleted
1. Family life* 21.86 1.13 0.68 .9310
2. Social life 21.89 1.15 0.62 .9322
3. Work* 21.92 1.21 0.36 .9359
4. Health 21.85 1.13 0.72 .9304
5. Physical appearance 21.86 1.17 0.55 .9332
6. Physical capabilities 21.81 1.13 0.74 .9301
7. Physical stamina 21.81 1.15 0.63 .9320
8. Energy 21.80 1.14 0.70 .9309
9. Sex life* 21.82 1.14 0.53 .9342
10. Sleep 21.88 1.16 0.43 .9364
11. Bodily pain* 21.91 1.19 0.45 .9348
12. Stress-tolerance 21.88 1.13 0.64 .9318
13. Memory 21.81 1.11 0.69 .9308
14. Concentration 21.83 1.11 0.76 .9295
15. Travel 21.89 1.15 0.69 .9312
16. Holidays & leisure 21.87 1.13 0.67 .9312
17. Household tasks 21.88 1.14 0.64 .9317
18. Confidence 21.87 1.13 0.72 .9303
19. Motivation 21.87 1.13 0.70 .9306
20. Society's reaction 21.90 1.18 0.50 .9341
21. Worry about future 21.90 1.16 0.56 .9332
  1. Cronbach's alpha for 21-item A-RHDQoL = 0.935, (N = 103). Standardized item alpha = 0.936.