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Table 5 Children and caregivers severity scores: Inter-Item, Item-Total Correlations and Cronbach Alpha Reliability Estimates

From: Quality of life of children and their caregivers during an AOM episode: development and use of a telephone questionnaire

Children severity score Physical suffering Hearing loss Sleeping Emotional distress Activity limitations Appetite Corrected item-total correlation Cronbach's Alpha if Item Deleted
Physical suffering 1,00 0,33 0,34 0,34 0,47 0,37 0,54 0,74
Hearing loss   1,00 0,22 0,23 0,31 0,33 0,39 0,77
Sleeping    1,00 0,38 0,33 0,34 0,45 0,76
Emotional distress     1,00 0,52 0,4 0,55 0,74
Activity limitations      1,00 0,56 0,64 0,71
Appetite       1,00 0,57 0,73
Caregivers severity score Sleeping Changing daily activities Cancelling of family activities Caregiver emotional distress Caregiver Concerns   Corrected item-total correlation Cronbach's Alpha if Item Deleted
Sleeping 1,00 0,65 0,49 0,39 0,42   0,64 0,76
Changing daily activities   1,00 0,61 0,43 0,34   0,67 0,75
Cancelling of family activities    1,00 0,43 0,28   0,59 0,78
Caregiver emotional distress     1,00 0,55   0,58 0,78
Caregiver concerns      1,00   0,51 0,80