Table 1

Summary results of tests of item convergent and discriminant validity (n=1316)

Range of correlationsInternal consistency tests§Discriminant validity tests¶
Scalek*Item-internal consistency†Item-discriminant validity‡#Success/TotalSuccess Rate (%)#Success/TotalSuccess Rate (%)
*Number of items and number of convergent validity tests per scale. †Correlations between items and hypothesised scale corrected for overlap. ‡Correlations between items and other scales. §Number of correlations between items and hypothesised scale corrected for overlap ≥0.40/total number of convergent validity tests. ¶Number of correlations significantly higher/total number of discriminant validity tests.
PF100.42–0.720.01–0.4110/10100.079/8098.8
RP40.70–0.780.09–0.454/4100.032/32100.0
BP20.720.24–0.432/2100.016/16100.0
GH50.43–0.570.14–0.495/5100.039/4097.5
VT40.39–0.490.11–0.493/475.028/3287.5
SF20.280.09–0.370/20.02/1612.5
RE30.72–0.780.04–0.483/3100.024/24100.0
MH50.43–0.590.04–0.465/5100.039/4097.5