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Table 7 Item analysis for women’s function scale (regardless of cause of difficulty)

From: The development of a contextually appropriate measure of psychological distress in Sierra Leone

Item Alpha if deleted Mean Std Dev N
Cooking for the family 0.88 0.58 1.31 450
Making a living (e.g. trading or job) 0.88 0.68 1.39 446
Laundry 0.89 0.53 1.25 449
Cleaning the house 0.89 0.25 0.88 451
Caring for your family (children, parents, husband) 0.89 0.52 1.20 449
Cleaning the community 0.88 0.41 1.24 439
Cooking for community activities 0.87 0.41 1.24 430
Taking care of yourself (like washing regularly and braiding your hair) 0.89 0.19 0.74 453
Praying 0.91 0.10 0.57 454