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Table 3 Cronbach’s alpha (α) for each ECCQI category per country

From: Validating a generic cancer consumer quality index in eight European countries, patient reported experiences and the influence of cultural differences

Country HUN PRT NLD ROM LIT ITA FIN CZE Total
Category (N Items)
Organisation (5) 0.698 (21) 0.347 (9) 0.549 (216) 0.668 (30) 0.237 (11) 0.631 (17) 0.338 (25) 0.621 (328)
Safety (2) 0.170 (48) 0.440 (268) 0.525 (43) 0.089 (25) 0.558 (47) 0.224 (691) 0.703 (101) 0.312 (1255)
Attitude of HP (6) 0.725 (28) 0.848 (21) 0.799 (3) 0.897 (25) 0.920 (9) 0.864 (34) 0.768 (680) 0.835 (116) 0.790 (1261)
Communication and information (4) 0.830 (50) 0.780 (26) 0.760 (309) 0.796 (43) 0.802 (23) 0.615 (41) 0.686 (691) 0.784 (101) 0.723 (1283)
Own inputs (2) 0.397 (40) 0.775 (22) 0.752 (299) 0.679 (35) 0.827 (14) 0.687 (36) 0.540 (690) 0.819 (49) 0.594 (1185)
Coordination (4) 0.496 (49) 0.638 (31) 0.688 (258) 0.514 (42) 0.829 (25) 0.706 (46) 0.481 (691) 0.721 (70) 0.553 (1211)
Supervision and support (10) 0.841 (18) 0.856 (16) 0.969 (17) 0.929 (15) 0.913 (9) 0.923 (21) 0.819 (125) 0.770 (15) 0.858 (236)
Rounding of treatment (5) 0.775 (3) 0.889 (4) 0.843 (14) 0.887 (10) 0.698 (8) 0.625 (4) 0.724 (143) 0.685 (17) 0.740 (203)
Overall opinion (2) 0.676 (54) 0.851 (35) 0.845 (402) 0.546 (46) 0.857 (29) 0.849 (46) 0.871 (691) 0.749 (115) 0.834 (1417)
  1. The α for each ECCQI category per country is displayed in bold. For each α, the valid N is shown between brackets. Means α could not be calculated