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Table 2 Internal consistency of children’s SOHO-5 scores (self-reported): Item total correlation coefficients and Cronbach’s Alpha

From: Cross cultural adaptation and psychometric properties of the Bengali version of the Scale of Oral Health Outcomes for 5-year-old children (SOHO-5)

Items Item total correlation Cronbach’s Alpha if item deleted
Difficulty eating 0.35 0.77
Difficulty drinking 0.40 0.80
Difficulty speaking 0.34 0.75
Difficulty playing 0.34 0.75
Avoid smiling (due to pain) 0.33 0.74
Avoid smiling (due to appearance) 0.39 0.79
Difficulty sleeping 0.34 0.75
Standardized Cronbach’s alpha: 0.79