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Table 6 Scale floor and ceiling effects on total and sub-scales by subgroups

From: Psychometric evaluation of the Mental Health Continuum-Short Form (MHC-SF) in Chinese adolescents – a methodological study

  EWB SWB PWB Total score
% Floor % Ceiling % Floor % Ceiling % Floor % Ceiling % Floor % Ceiling
Total 1.1 24.7 1.4 8.3 0.7 11.9 0.6 5.3
Age         
Grade 8 1.2 28.7 1.4 10.3 0.7 13.7 0.5 6.6
Grade 10 0.9 19.2 1.2 5.8 0.5 9.5 0.5 3.5
Gender         
Female 0.4 22.7 0.7 6.5 0.3 10.2 0.2 3.9
Male 1.8 26.9 2.1 10.3 1.1 13.9 1.0 6.8