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Table 3 Item-total Statistics of the EMIC stigma scale

From: Validation of two scales for measuring participation and perceived stigma in Chinese community-based rehabilitation programs

  Corrected Item-Total Correlation Cronbach’s Alpha if Item Deleted
EMIC
1 Keep people from knowing about the disability .188 .904
2 Discuss the problem with others .222 .902
3 Reduce the pride or self-respect .658 .887
4 Feel ashamed or embarrassed .699 .885
5 Have less respect for you because of your problems .693 .885
6 The contact might have bad effects on others .657 .887
7 The others avoid you .712 .885
8 Some people refuse to visit you .675 .886
9 The colleagues and neighbors think less of your family .664 .887
10 Cause problems for the children .632 .888
11 Problem in getting married and marriage .525 .893
12 makes it difficult for family members to get married .632 .888
13 asked to stay away from social groups .537 .892
14 Stay away from work or social groups .551 .891
15 People think that you also have other health problems .558 .891