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Table 2 Descriptive statistics and reliability coefficients of FertiQoL subscales

From: Psychometric characteristics of the FertiQoL questionnaire in a German sample of infertile individuals and couples.

  Women (N = 362) Men (N = 234)
  Cronbach’s alpha coefficient Composite Reliability Mean score (SD) Correlation with FertiQoL Global Cronbach’s alpha coefficient Composite Reliability Mean score (SD)a Correlation with FertiQoL Global
Emotional .83 .85 61.3 (18.7) .87** .84 .85 75.4 (16.1)*** .83**
Mind/Body .84 .85 74.3 (14.5) .84** .83 .84 82.8 (14.0)*** .86**
Relational .70 .09 79.3 (14.1) .56** .65 .09 76.5 (14.0)* .51**
Social .68 .71 75.6 (15.6) .80** .67 .75 76.4 (13.4) .80**
Global .89 .94 72.6 (12.8) .87 .94 77.8 (10.8)***
  1. acompared with mean scores of women (using independent t-tests)
  2. ***p < 0.001 **p < 0.01 *p < 0.05s