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Table 4 Comparison of subscales and their items for both the original DSC-R and the K-DSC-R

From: Psychometric evaluation of the Korean version of the Diabetes Symptom Checklist-Revised (DSC-R) for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Item no. DSC-R subscale K-DSC-R subscale
PF PC NP NS C O HO HE PF NP NS C O HO HE
1               
4               
17               
20               
6                
7                
31                
33                
2                
15                
21                
25                
3                
9                
11                
26                
29                
34                
5                
13                
24                
30                
10                
14                
18                
22                
28                
8                
19                
27                
12               
16               
23               
32               
  1. Symbol showing subscales and their own items: items included in the same subscales in both the DSC-R and K-DSC-R.
  2. Symbol showing subscales and their own items: items placed in different subscales in the K-DSC-R and the DSC-R.
  3. PF, psychological fatigue factor; PC, psychological cognitive factor; NP, neuropathic pain factor; NS, sensory neuropathic factor; C, cardiovascular factor; O, ophthalmologic factor; HO, hypoglycemic factor; HE, hyperglycemic factor.