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Table 3 Cronbach's alpha's for multi-item Scales for three MOA groups

From: Effects of mode of administration (MOA) on the measurement properties of the EORTC QLQ-C30: a randomized study

EORTC QLQ-C30
Multi-item Scales
Paper & pencil at home
(N = 132)
Telephone
(N = 121)
Paper & pencil in-clinic
(N = 61)
Physical function 0.69 0.71 0.69
Role function* & 0.87 0.80 0.93
Cognitive function 0.57 0.64 0.57
Emotional function 0.86 0.86 0.84
Social function 0.78 0.64 0.81
Global health/QoL 0.84 0.84 0.89
Fatigue 0.87 0.87 0.88
Nausea/vomiting 0.73 0.75 0.64
Pain 0.86 0.87 0.79
  1. * p < 0.05
  2. ** p < 0.01
  3. & The significant difference in this comparison is between the telephone versus the in-clinic Paper & Pencil condition