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Table 1 Internal consistency, reproducibility and responsiveness statistics for the English [n = 352], Dutch [n = 339], Farsi [n = 51], German [n = 357], and Spanish [n = 143] versions of the MacNew Heart Disease Health-related Quality of Life Questionnaire

From: The MacNew Heart Disease health-related quality of life instrument: A summary

  English Dutch Farsi German Spanish
Cronbach's α      
Physical .93 .86–.91 .92 .86 – .90 .88
Emotional .95 .91–.92 .92 .97 .85
Social .95 .78–.84 .94 .93 – .95 .83
Global NA .92–.95 .95 .93 – .97 NA
Test-Retest r tt      
Physical .83 & .75* NA .38 .68 – .87 .81
Emotional .86** NA .42 .63 – .72 .78
Social .87 & .85 NA .31 .61 – .83 .71
Global .86‡‡ NA. .50 .65 – .81 NA
Intraclass Correlation      
Physical NA NA .92 .73 – .93 .87
Emotional NA NA .92 .77 – .84 .83
Social NA NA .93 .75 – .91 .83
Global NA NA .95 .76 – .81 NA
Effect size      
Physical .27 & 1.34* 1.38 NA .86 NA
Emotional .57** .81 NA .94 NA
Social 1.43 & .85 1.11 NA .99 NA
Global 1.22‡‡ 1.18 NA 1.12 NA
  1. Not available * Symptoms and restrictions scales for QLMI at 12 months [n = 201] [17] ** Emotions scale in QLMI at 12 months [n = 201] [17] Confidence and self-esteem scales in QLMI at 12 months [n = 201] [17]‡‡ Global score in QLMI at 12 months [n = 201] [17]