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Table 2 Descriptive characteristics of B−RCOPE scale items in the three separate samples

From: The Greek-Orthodox version of the Brief Religious Coping (B-RCOPE) instrument: psychometric properties in three samples and associations with mental disorders, suicidality, illness perceptions, and quality of life

  Healthy participants (N = 127) ED medical patients (N = 67) Routine care medical patients (N = 284)
Mean SD Skewness Kyrtosis Mean SD Skewness Kyrtosis Mean SD Skewness Kyrtosis
Item 1 1.945 0.994 0.751 −0.529 2.343 1.136 0.050 −1.450 2.268 1.112 0.264 −1.298
Item 2 2.158 1.080 0.449 −1.088 2.731 1.081 −0.327 −1.154 2.687 1.078 −0.235 −1.216
Item 3 2.205 1.108 0.367 −1.227 2.373 1.139 0.165 −1.380 2.398 1.125 0.069 −1.382
Item 4 1.724 1.013 1.136 −0.033 2.239 1.182 0.369 −1.381 2.222 1.139 0.336 −1.324
Item 5 1.858 0.965 0.827 −0.408 2.000 1.059 0.710 −0.739 2.194 1.119 0.358 −1.274
Item 6 2.268 1.094 0.298 −1.223 2.388 1.114 0.189 −1.304 2.320 1.168 0.158 −1.472
Item 7 1.693 0.955 1.208 0.336 2.149 1.184 0.549 −1.226 1.954 1.094 0.695 −0.948
Item 8 1.449 0.742 1.776 2.858 1.328 0.705 2.113 3.576 1.391 0.746 1.843 2.430
Item 9 1.260 0.566 2.363 5.716 1.224 0.623 3.291 11.307 1.342 0.718 2.156 3.906
Item 10 1.528 0.834 1.579 1.726 1.433 0.763 1.814 2.727 1.556 0.862 1.393 0.866
Item 11 1.394 0.747 1.996 3.423 1.493 0.877 1.761 2.120 1.482 0.830 1.551 1.236
Item 12 1.134 0.510 4.237 18.423 1.254 0.636 2.648 6.620 1.148 0.497 3.781 14.876
Item 13 1.158 0.478 3.523 13.672 1.567 0.988 1.556 1.046 1.504 0.968 1.722 1.482
Item 14 1.559 0.823 1.241 0.430 1.567 0.891 1.379 0.747 1.771 1.073 1.037 −0.413