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Table 3 Fit indices for the Fear of Progression Questionnaire – Short Form

From: Validation of the English and simplified Mandarin versions of the Fear of Progression Questionnaire – Short Form in Chinese cancer survivors

Models tested and the items that error of covariance were releasedFit Indices a
χ2dfCFIRMSEASRMR
Initial FoP-Q-SF230.561540.8690.1060.058
Item 4Being afraid of becoming less productive at work183.698530.9030.0920.053
Item 12Being afraid of not being able to work anymore
Item 6Being afraid of the possibility that the children could contract cancer151.805520.9260.0810.047
Item 11Worrying about what will become of the family
Item 1Being afraid of disease progression124.886510.9450.0710.044
Item 8Being afraid of no longer be able to pursue hobbies
Item 1Being afraid of disease progression111.377500.9540.0650.04
Item 2Being nervous prior to doctor’s appointment or periodic examination
Item 6Being afraid of the possibility that the children could contract cancer99.627490.9620.060.038
Item 7Being afraid of relying on strangers for activities of daily living
  1. a CFI Comparative fit index, RMSEA Root-mean-square error of approximation, SRMR standard root-mean-squared residual.
  2. Criteria used: CFI ≥ .95; RMSEA ≤ .06; SRMR ≤ .08