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Table 3 Correlations matrix and Cronbach’s Alpha for the Satisfaction with Life Scale in the studied population

From: Psychometric properties of the Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS): secondary analysis of the Mexican Health and Aging Study

Item Item 1 Item 2 Item 3 Item 4 Item 5 Item-total Correlation Alpha
1. For most things, my life is close to my ideal       0.68 0.71
2. The conditions of my life are excellent 0.43a      0.74 0.68
3. I am satisfied with my life 0.35a 0.45a     0.74 0.68
4. So far, I have gotten the things that are important to me in life 0.32a 0.40a 0.48a    0.72 0.69
5. If I were born again, I would change almost nothing in my life 0.27a 0.32a 0.31a 0.34a   0.64 0.73
  1. aCorrelation was significant at P < 0.001