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Table 3 Item-subscale correlation analysis of MRS (11 items)

From: Cross cultural adaptation and analysis of psychometric properties of Sinhala version of Menopause Rating Scale

Item no. Item Correlation coefficient
Somato-vegetative symptoms Psychological symptoms Uro-genital symptoms Overall MRS score
1 Hot flushes, sweating 0.63 0.33 0.27 0.52
2 Heart discomfort 0.56 0.39 0.39 0.55
3 Sleep problems 0.63 0.30 0.17 0.50
4 Depressive mood 0.40 0.83 0.38 0.69
5 Irritability 0.43 0.84 0.42 0.72
6 Anxiety 0.35 0.78 0.30 062
7 Physical and mental exhaustion 0.49 0.62 0.35 0.62
8 Sexual problems 0.28 0.34 0.80 0.62
9 Bladder problems 0.41 0.36 0.64 0.54
10 Dryness of vagina 0.23 0.37 0.83 0.55
11 Joint and muscular discomfort 0.68 0.40 0.26 0.57
  1. Items are presented in short forms
  2. Pearson correlation was significant at < 0.01 level. Corresponding items of the subscales are shown bold