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Table 3 Multitrait-scaling analysis of the DCGM-37, pooled data (n = 170)

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

  Item (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
(1) Independence 1 0.43 a 0.29 0.39 0.35 0.34 0.23
  2 0.56 0.36 0.48 0.38 0.48 0.38
  3 0.66 0.59 0.48 0.41 0.56 0.17
  4 0.63 0.49 0.51 0.52 0.46 0.23
  5 0.68 0.60 0.53 0.46 0.55 0.20
  6 0.50 0.55 d 0.37 0.31 0.58 d 0.15
(2) Physical Limitation 7 0.57 0.50 0.36 0.36 0.58 d 0.20
  8 0.49 0.66 0.57 0.51 0.49 0.22
  9 0.55 0.58 0.53 0.47 0.54 0.25
  10 0.29 0.32 c 0.31 0.34 d 0.36 d 0.31
  11 0.26 0.37 c 0.33 0.40 d 0.28 0.19
  12 0.49 0.59 0.48 0.54 0.51 0.28
(3) Emotion 13 0.43 0.39 0.63 0.57 0.25 0.41
  14 0.52 0.51 0.70 0.59 0.41 0.42
  15 0.41 0.47 0.60 0.51 0.43 0.25
  16 0.37 0.38 0.56 0.44 0.33 0.34
  18 0.62 0.62 0.67 0.65 0.51 0.39
  19 0.40 0.48 0.54 0.42 0.46 0.40
(4) Social Exclusion 20 0.55 0.55 0.60 0.63 0.53 0.32
  21 0.27 0.35 0.35 0.45 0.23 0.34
  22 0.30 0.43 d 0.42 d 0.34 c 0.30 0.09
  23 0.29 0.31 0.37 0.42 0.32 0.29
  24 0.33 0.43 0.48 0.53 0.34 0.25
  25 0.50 0.46 0.60 d 0.51 0.40 0.31
(5) Social Inclusion 26 0.34 d 0.30 0.39 d 0.42 d 0.31 c 0.17
  27 0.52 0.56 0.36 0.35 0.66 0.21
  28 0.62 d 0.61 d 0.44 0.39 0.60 0.25
  29 0.56 d 0.65 d 0.43 0.38 0.52 0.31
  30 0.26 0.21 0.21 0.31 d 0.31 c -0.01
  31 0.29 d 0.26 0.24 0.16 0.28 b, c 0.26
(6) Treatment 32 0.21 0.27 0.31 0.25 0.26 0.49
  33 0.16 0.29 0.40 0.37 0.22 0.69
  34 0.36 0.37 0.41 0.42 0.35 0.54
  35 0.14 0.21 0.39 0.29 0.16 0.77
  36 0.25 0.22 0.35 0.24 0.22 0.77
  37 0.34 0.37 0.47 0.39 0.35 0.71
  1. aCorrected item-total (item-to-item-within-own-dimension) correlations are in bold.
  2. bCorrected item-total correlations failing to meet the ≥0.30 criterion
  3. cCorrected item-total correlations failing to meet the ≥0.40 criterion
  4. dItem-to-other-dimension correlation exceeding the corrected item-total correlation (scaling failure)