Table 4

"Child"-Scales- Item Statistics
Variable Subscale/Items MV M SD Skew-ness Item -difficulty Item-total corre-lation
Child - Interaction 2.2% 87.1 16.85 −1.19
CHINT1 Understanding 0.2% 2.7 0.54 −1.34 0.89 0.84
CHINT2 Empathy 0.2% 2.6 0.59 −1.39 0.87 0.83
CHINT3 Time spent with child 0.2% 2.5 0.69 −1.16 0.83 0.78
CHINT4 Taking child seriously 1.5% 2.6 0.55 −1.3 0.88 0.84
CHINT5 Ecouragement & support 0.9% 2.5 0.61 −1.11 0.85 0.83
CHINT6 Patience 0.4% 2.6 0.55 −1.23 0.88 0.81
CHINT7 Treating child as an individual 0.5% 2.7 0.55 −1.63 0.89 0.80
Child - Information 16.6% 86.3 17.52 −1.05
CHINFO1 Age appropriate 15.4% 2.6 0.57 −1.05 0.86 0.85
CHINFO2 Appropriate to child’s development stage 15.4% 2.6 0.55 −1.02 0.87 0.87
CHINFO3 Appropriate for child’s capacity 14.9% 2.6 0.57 −1.05 0.86 0.82
Child – Decision-making 46.2% 66.3 29.63 −0.60
ChDM1 Offers choices about child’s health care to child 42.9% 2.1 0.91 −0.62 0.68 0.84
ChDM2 Discusses advantages and disadvantages of different choices of treatment with the child 46.2% 2.0 1 −0.54 0.65 0.88
ChDM3 Asks child about preferred choice of treatment 46.0% 1.9 1 −0.49 0.64 0.89
ChDM4 Appropriate involvement of the child in decision-making 45.8% 2.0 0.94 −0.67 0.67 0.84

MV: Missing values M: Mean SD: Standard deviation.

Bitzer et al.

Bitzer et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:347   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-347

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