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Table 2 Correlations and reliability for each factor

From: Development of a scale to assess cancer stigma in the non-patient population

  Severity Personal responsibility Awkwardness Avoidance Policy opposition Financial discrimination
Study 1       
 Correlations       
  Personal responsibility .11* - - - - -
  Awkwardness .36** .17** - - - -
  Avoidance .30** .37** .46** - - -
  Policy opposition .00 .28** .04 .21** - -
  Financial discrimination .15** .27** .15** .23** .35** -
 Internal reliability .73 .87 .81 .77 .78 .82
 Test-retest reliability .82** .72** .80** .77** .76** .72**
Study 2       
 Correlations       
  Personal responsibility .24** - - - - -
  Awkwardness .27** .33** - - - -
  Avoidance .32** .64** .49** - - -
  Policy opposition -.17** .35** .34** .39** - -
  Financial discrimination .19** .37** .25** .43** .23** -
Internal reliability .76 .91 .81 .88 .78 .80
  1. *p < .05, **p < .01.