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Table 2 Data quality of the WHOQOL-BREF used with next of kin to persons in nursing homes (N = 254)

From: Psychometric properties of the WHOQOL-BREF among next of kin to older persons in nursing homes

Items N Mean (SD) Median Missing (%) Floor (%) Ceiling (%)
1. Overall assessment of QOL 253 4.2 (.81) 4 0.004 0 38
2. Overall satisfaction with health 253 3.9 (.88) 4 0.004 1 23
3. Pain 254 4.2 (.81) 2 0 2 43
4. Medication 254 3.9 (.88) 2 0 5 43
5. Positive feelings 254 2.0 (1.1) 4 0 1 28
6. Spirituality 254 4.1 (.80) 4 0 1 32
7. Thoughts 253 3.8 (.71) 4 0.004 5 11
8. Safety 254 4.1 (.68) 4 0 2 24
9. Environment 253 4.0 (.63) 4 0.004 3 21
10. Energy 254 3.8 (.89) 4 0 1 42
11. Body image 254 3.9 (.81) 4 0 0 48
12. Finances 252 4.1 (.94) 4 0.008 2 38
13. Information 254 4.3 (.67) 4 0 1 39
14. Leisure 254 3.8 (.97) 4 0 2 42
15. Mobility 254 4.3 (.74) 4 0 2 42
16. Sleep 253 3.8 (1.0) 4 0.004 1 28
17. Activities 253 4.0 (.84) 4 0.004 0 30
18. Work 252 3.9 (.81) 4 0.008 3 25
19. Self-esteem 254 4.1 (.65) 4 0 0 24
20. Relationships 249 4.3 (.66) 4 0.020 0 34
21. Support 251 4.2 (.70) 4 0.010 0 32
22. Home 251 4.5 (.63) 5 0.010 1 56
23. Services 250 4.1 (.80) 4 0.020 1 29
24. Transport 248 4.2 (.88) 4 0.020 2 38
25. Negative feelings 251 2.1 (.76) 2 0.010 1 17