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Table 3 APQ and APQ-S inter-factor and inter-instrument correlations, Cronbach’s alphas, and subscale descriptives

From: Validation of the Dutch Aging Perceptions Questionnaire and development of a short version

APQ Dimensions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. M (SD) % Min % Max α
1. Timeline chronic
APQ (2007) -        2.90 (.87) 1.80 .80 .86
APQ -        3.42 (.83) 2.70 .80 .85
APQ-S -        3.35 (.92) 2.00 5.50 .81
2. Timeline cyclical
APQ (2007) .50*** -       2.70 (.82) 2.40 .20 .89
APQ .49*** -       2.90 (.84) .60 3.80 .84
APQ-S .44*** -       2.84 (.88) 4.20 1.00 .76
3. Consequence positive
APQ (2007) -.07*** -.08*** -      3.70 (.59) .20 2.60 .64
APQ .23*** .11*** -      3.40 (.76) 3.50 .80 .74
APQ-S .21*** .09** -      3.40 (.76) 1.30 3.30 .74
4. Consequence negative
APQ (2007) .55*** .42*** -.09*** -     3.40 (.74) .20 1.80 .80
APQ .55*** .57*** .15*** -     3.30 (.76) .80 1.90 .81
APQ-S .50*** .54*** .12*** -     3.38 (.83) 1.50 4.10 .79
5. Emotional representations
APQ (2007) .53*** .65*** -.14*** .44*** -    2.40 (.74) 2.80 .10 .74
APQ .44*** .71*** .10** .56*** -    2.59 (.84) 1.30 3.30 .86
APQ-S .33*** .66*** .07* .46*** -    2.46 (.85) 7.00 1.20 .79
6. Control positive
APQ (2007) -.34*** -.24*** .28*** -.32*** -.37*** -   3.80 (.54) .20 2.20 .80
APQ .06 -.06* .28*** .03 -.06* -   3.76 (.64) 2.60 .90 .78
APQ-S .04 -.06* .27*** .01 -.06 -   3.71 (.70) .70 5.40 .69
7. Control negative
APQ (2007) -.41*** -.32*** .06** -.53*** -.38*** .26*** - 2.65 (.71) 1.60 .20 .73
APQ -.44*** -.38*** -.15*** -.55*** -.44*** -.08** - 2.56 (.74) 1.00 3.40 .76
APQ-S -.37*** -.32*** -.17*** -.47*** -.33*** -.12*** - 2.43 (.77) 6.60 1.10 .76
APQ & APQ-S .96*** .96*** 1.00*** .94*** .94*** .95*** .95*** -    -
  1. Note. * p ≤ .05; ** p ≤ .01; *** p ≤ .001. APQ (2007) results were found in the study by Barker and colleagues [8].