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Table 7 Internal consistency and test–retest reliability of the Hausa Pain Catastrophizing Scale

From: Development of the Hausa version of the Pain Catastrophizing Scale: translation, cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric evaluation in mixed urban and rural patients with chronic low back pain

  Internal consistency (n = 200) Test–retest reliability (n = 100) SEM MDC
Cronbach’s α Mean (SD) test Mean (SD) retest t1–t2 p value for test–retest ICC (95% CI)
Total (0–52) 0.84 29.8 (8.46) 28.5 (8.19) 1.25 0.012* 0.90 (0.85–0.93) 3.47 9.62
Rumination (0–16) 0.69 10.0 (3.40) 9.40 (3.11) 0.67 0.028* 0.68 (0.52–0.78) 2.24 6.20
Magnification (0–12) 0.41 6.87 (2.56) 7.05 (3.54) − 0.18 0.630 0.43 (0.16–0.62) 2.63 7.29
Helplessness (0–24) 0.78 12.9 (4.48) 12.1 (4.17) 0.76 0.005* 0.89 (0.83–0.93) 1.88 5.21
  1. SD standard deviation, t1–t2 mean values at test subtracted from retest, ICC intraclass correlation coefficient, CI confidence interval, SEM standard error of measurement, MDC minimal detectable change
  2. *P < 0.05