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Table 2 Distribution of IPQ-R subscale scores (n =95)

From: The contribution of illness perception to psychological distress in heart failure patients

  Number of items Alpha Range Mean (SD) Median
Timeline acute/chronic 6 .71 1 - 5 3.78 (.70) 3.67
Timeline cyclical 4 .88 1 - 5 2.74 (.97) 2.50
Consequences 6 .61 1 - 5 3.40(.66) 3.50
Personal control 6 .69 1 - 5 3.41(.72) 3.5
Treatment control 5 .36 1 - 5 3.42 (.44) 3.4
Identity 14 .77 1 - 14 5.79(3.01) 5.0
Illness coherence 5 .83 1 - 5 3.52 (.80) 3.6
Emotional representations 6 .83 1 - 5 2.94 (.83) 2.6