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Table 5 Summary of result from the psychometric analyses of part 2 of the COS-CC

From: Consequences of screening in cervical cancer: development and dimensionality of a questionnaire

The items of part I of the COS-LC in order of appearance in the questionnaire Subscales and misfit Observed Expected Gamma Sd Item difficulty Probability of fit to the Rasch model
1. broader aspects of life Existential values 0.731 0.830 0.055 −0.66 0.07071
2. enjoyment of life Existential values 0.819 0.836 0.074 14.02 0.82062
3. anxiety about cervical cancer Cervical cancer 0.266 0.270 0.139 0.44 0.97745
4. relaxed Relaxed/calm 0.562 0.525 0.118 0.23 0.74978
5. family Social relations 0.778 0.849 0.066 −1.13 0.16247
6. friends Social relations 0.947 0.802 0.061 −0.38 0.07890
7. other people Social relations 0.918 0.881 0.062 1.51 0.51973
8. calm Relaxed/calm 0.504 0.453 0.148 −0.04 0.72928
9. thought about future Existential values 0.815 0.834 0.071 14.02 0.79353
10. well-being Existential values 0.811 0.834 0.071 14.02 0.75552
11. awareness of life Existential values 0.862 0.821 0.058 0.25 0.48193
12. value life Existential values 0.941 0.824 0.060 0.42 0.05019
13. not cervical cancer Cervical cancer 0.266 0.270 0.139 −0.44 0.97745
14. energy Impulsivity 0.768 0.869 0.065 −0.55 0.11894
15. responsibility for one’s family Empathy 0.799 0.867 0.071 0.33 0.33944
16. lived life to the full Impulsivity 0.845 0.855 0.068 0.40 0.87765
17. relieved Relaxed/calm 0.439 0.518 0.116 −0.21 0.49453
18. understand other people’s problems Empathy 0.912 0.880 0.060 −0.51 0.59919
19. being impulsive Impulsivity 0.918 0.858 0.069 −0.02 0.38448
20. ability to listen to other people’s problems Empathy 0.880 0.870 0.065 0.18 0.88236
21. desire to venture into something new Impulsivity 0.918 0.866 0.058 0.08 0.37147
22. desire to venture into something risky Impulsivity 0.847 0.855 0.071 0.46 0.91448
23. done some things that overstepped one’s bounds Impulsivity 0.856 0.862 0.065 −0.37 0.92278
  1. Adjusting the p-values in the table in order to control the false discovery rate and so avoid spurious significant results due to multiple testing suggested that this result should be regarded as insignificant [23]