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Table 5 Evaluation of concurrent validity

From: Development and calibration of a novel social relationship item bank to measure health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in Singapore

Self-report of global health N (%) SR theta score means# (95% CI) Spearman’s rho
(95% CI)
Excellent 32 (6.4) 0.29 (−0.12 to 0.70) −0.279
Very Good 119 (23.7) - 0.05 (−0.33 to 0.23) (−0.359, − 0.196)
Good 255 (50.7) - 0.26 (−0.51 to − 0.02)  
Fair 77 (15.3) −0.71 (−1.02 to − 0.39)  
Poor 20 (4.0) −1.32 (− 1.78 to − 0.86)  
  1. #adjusted for sex (male vs female), age group (21–34, 35–49, 50 and above), ethnicity
  2. (Chinese, Malay, Indian), completion of secondary education (Yes vs No) and current marital status
  3. (Married vs Single/Separated/Divorced)
  4. Abbreviations: Social relationships (SR), confidence interval (CI)