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Table 2 Spearman rank order correlation between the items in the E-GDS-15 and the I-GDS-15

From: Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-15) into Igbo language: a validation study

Variables ρ p Rating
GDS1 0.793 0.000 Adequate
GDS2 0.762 0.000 Adequate
GDS3 0.952 0.000 Adequate
GDS4 0.673 0.000 Adequate
GDS5 0.529 0.000 Adequate
GDS6 0.868 0.000 Adequate
GDS7 0.888 0.000 Adequate
GDS8 0.778 0.000 Adequate
GDS9 0.904 0.000 Adequate
GDS10 0.851 0.000 Adequate
GDS11 0.271 0.001 Poor
GDS12 0.878 0.000 Adequate
GDS13 0.736 0.000 Adequate
GDS14 1.000 0.000 Adequate
GDS15 0.937 0.000 Adequate
Total 0.860 0.000 Adequate
  1. E-GDS-15: English version of the Geriatric Depression Scale questionnaire
  2. I-GDS-15: Igbo version of the Geriatric Depression Scale questionnaire