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Table 2 Descriptive and psychometric statistics for the DCGM-37 in Swedish children on cancer treatment, pooled data, n = 170

From: Psychometric properties of the DISABKIDS Chronic Generic Module (DCGM-37) when used in children undergoing treatment for cancer

Dimensions n Mean (SD) Missing items, range
(%)
Ranges of item mean (SD) Floor/Ceiling effect
(%)
Reliability (α) Item-to-own dimension correlation (range) Item-to-other dimension correlation (range) Scaling success (%) a
Independence 170 60.4 (19.5) 0-4 (0) 3.03-3.89 (0,96-1,18) 0.6/0 0.81 0.43-0.68 0.15-0.60 93
Physical Limitation 169 53.1 (19.6) 0-2 (0.6) 3.25-3.94 (1,02-1,34) 0/0 0.76 0.32-0.66 0.19-0.58 87
Emotion 165 58.5 (19.9) 3-5 (2.9) 2.88-3.53 (0,97-1,22) 0/1.2 0.84 0.54-0.70 0.25-0.65 100
Social exclusion 161 68.5 (17.7) 1-13 (5.3) 3.31-4.51 (0,68-1,22) 0/2.9 0.76 0.35-0.63 0.09-0.60 90
Social inclusion 168 61.9 (17.3) 0-6 (1.2) 3.02-4.35 (0,83-1,16) 0/0.6 0.71 0.28-0.66 -0.01-0.65 73
Treatment 164 64.0 (25.8) 4-8 (3.5) 3,35-4.02 (1,14-1,60) 2.4/10.0 0.87 0.54-0.77 0.14-0.47 100
  1. a Number of item-to-other dimension correlations that are stronger than the corrected item-total correlation within a dimension/Total number of discriminant validity tests (i.e., number of items × number of dimensions minus 1), expressed as a percentage.