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Table 2 Item level CVI (I-CVI) and ADM index values for each of the 20 IDUQOL life areas

From: Injection Drug User Quality of Life Scale (IDUQOL): Findings from a content validation study

  Appropriate?a Nameb Descriptionb
Life Area I-CVI ADM I-CVI ADM I-CVI ADM
Being Useful 1.00 .00 1.00 .44 0.83 .67
Community Resources 1.00 .00 1.00 .28 1.00 .28
Drugs 1.00 .00 0.83 .55 0.83 .67
Drug Treatment 0.83 .28 1.00 .00 1.00 .28
Education 0.83 .28 1.00 .00 1.00 .28
Family 1.00 .00 1.00 .00 1.00 .44
Feeling Good about Yourself 0.83 .28 1.00 .28 1.00 .50
Friends 1.00 .00 1.00 .00 1.00 .28
Harm Reduction 1.00 .00 1.00 .00 0.83 .33
Health 1.00 .00 1.00 .00 1.00 .28
Health Care 1.00 .00 1.00 .00 1.00 .28
Housing 1.00 .00 1.00 .00 1.00 .00
Independence and Free Choice 0.83 .28 1.00 .50 1.00 .00
Leisure Activities 1.00 .00 1.00 .00 1.00 .00
Money 1.00 .00 1.00 .00 1.00 .28
Neighborhood Safety 1.00 .00 1.00 .00 1.00 .44
Partner(s) 1.00 .00 1.00 .28 1.00 .00
Sex 1.00 .00 1.00 .00 1.00 .44
Spirituality 1.00 .00 1.00 .00 1.00 .00
Transportation 1.00 .00 1.00 .00 1.00 .00
  1. a Ratings were made on a 3-point scale. b Ratings were made on a 4-point scale.
  2. Note. I-CVI: 1.00 = endorsement by all six subject matter experts (SMEs); 0.83 = endorsement by five of six SMEs. ADM Index: with a 3-point scale, acceptable values are .50 or less and statistically significant values are .28 or less; with a 4-point scale, acceptable values are .69 or less and statistically significant values are .44 or less. Values that are acceptable, but not statistically significant, are bolded.