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Table 3 Item-scale correlations and Cronbach's α value

From: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS): validation in a Greek general hospital sample

HADS items HADS HADS depression HADS anxiety Cronbach's α (if item deleted) for the total HADS
1 (anxiety) 0.696 0.521 0.719 0.873
2 (depression) 0.661 0.748 0.434 0.875
3 (anxiety) 0.625 0.372 0.743 0.877
4 (depression) 0.691 0.765 0.469 0.873
5 (anxiety) 0.699 0.484 0.762 0.873
6 (depression) 0.755 0.804 0.544 0.870
7 (anxiety) 0.645 0.459 0.687 0.875
8 (depression) 0.679 0.720 0.493 0.874
9 (anxiety) 0.688 0.521 0.705 0.873
10 (depression) 0.519 0.665 0.261 0.884
11 (anxiety) 0.462 0.215 0.608 0.885
12 (depression) 0.669 0.782 0.415 0.874
13 (anxiety) 0.582 0.333 0.702 0.878
14 (depression) 0.513 0.540 0.375 0.882
  1. HADS, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, bold: greater values in item-scale correlations.