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Table 1 Internal consistency coefficients (alpha) for the MRS scale across countries: total score and scores for the psychological, somatic, and urogenital domain. Data from the Nine-Country Study

From: The Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) scale: A methodological review

  International Europe      North America Latin America Asia  
  Total Overall Sweden Germany France Spain USA Overall Mexico Brazil Argentina Indonesia
N 9907 4465 1490 1050 941 984 1440 3002 1002 1000 1000 1000
Total score 0.83 0.86 0.85 0.84 0.86 0.86 0.88 0.86 0.87 0.86 0.83 0.84
Psychologic ascore 0.87 0.88 0.88 0.86 0.89 0.86 0.90 0.85 0.86 0.87 0.81 0.79
Somatic score 0.66 0.64 0.65 0.64 0.64 0.61 0.70 0.66 0.65 0.69 0.64 0.69
Urogenital score 0.65 0.65 0.64 0.63 0.67 0.67 0.70 0.60 0.62 0.55 0.62 0.65