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Table 3 MyPOS subscale descriptive statistics

From: Improving the assessment of quality of life in the clinical care of myeloma patients: the development and validation of the Myeloma Patient Outcome Scale (MyPOS)

Subscale Number of items Possible range Observed range Mean SD Skew αa
MyPOS Symptoms & Function 14 0-56 0-37 13.46 8.25 0.37 0.84
MyPOS Emotional Response 8 0-32 0- 23 6.12 5.30 0.96 0.82
MyPOS Healthcare Support 5 0-20 0-12 1.76 2.43 1.60 0.64
  1. aCronbach’s alpha coefficient of internal reliability.