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Table 2 NEQ answers distribution missing data and reliability coefficients for each item (N = 182)

From: Cancer patients' needs during hospitalisation: a quantitative and qualitative study

Item number Item text % of Yes % of missing data
1 I need more information about my diagnosis 40 1
2 I need more information about my future conditions 61 2
3 I need more information about the exams I am undergoing 35 0
4 I need more explanations on treatments 32 1
5 I need to be more involved in the therapeutic choices 30 1
6 I need clinicians and nurses to give me more comprehensible information 32 0
7 I need clinicians to be more sincere with me 20 0
8 I need to have a better dialogue with clinicians 45 1
9 I need my symptoms (pain, nausea, insomnia, etc.) To be better controlled 24 1
10 I need more help for eating, dressing, and going to the bathroom 11 0
11 I need more respect for my intimacy 18 1
12 I need more attention from nurses 13 1
13 I need to be more reassured by the clinicians 34 1
14 I need better services from the hospital (bathrooms, meals, cleaning) 59 1
15 I need to have more economic-insurance information (tickets, invalidity, etc..) In relation to my illness 40 3
16 I need economic help 19 1
17 I need to speak with a psychologist 17 1
18 I need to speak with spiritual assistant 13 1
19 I need to speak with people who have had my same experience 39 1
20 I need to be more reassured by my relatives 12 1
21 I need to feel more useful in my family 28 0
22 I need to feel less abandoned to myself 18 1
23 I need to be less commiserated by other people 19 2