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Table 3 Measures of internal consistency (CR and \(\alpha_{c}^{j}\)), AVEj and correlation coefficients between the QOL domains (values reported in Canavarro et al. [26] are shown in square brackets, while the ones reported in Skevington et al. [23] are shown in round brackets, if available)

From: Psychometric properties of the WHOQOL-BREF(PT) in a sample of elderly citizens

  Physical health Psychological Social relationships Environment
\(\alpha_{c}^{j}\) 0.90
[0.87]
(0.82)
0.89
[0.84]
(0.81)
0.64
[0.64]
(0.68)
0.81
[0.78]
(0.80)
CRj 0.88 0.86 0.59 0.78
AVEj 0.614 0.606 0.390 0.374
Physical health 1.00
Psychological 0.82** [0.55**]a 1.00
Social relationships 0.71** [0.56**]a 0.87** [0.72**]a 1.00
Environment 0.77** [0.57**]a 0.80** 0.88** 1.00
  1. **p < 0.001; aPearson’s correlation coefficients as published in Canavarro et al. [26]