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Table 5 Investigation for a possible « floor » or « ceiling effect » in B-RCOPE scale

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

  Entire sample (N = 478) Healthy participants (N = 127) ED medical patients (N = 67) Routine care medical patients (N = 284)
PRC (items 1–7) NRC (items 8–14) PRC (items 1–7) NRC (items 8–14) PRC (items 1–7) NRC (items 8–14) PRC (items 1–7) NRC (items 8–14)
Minimum score 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
Percentage of cases with minimum score 12.3% 38.1% 15.7% 37.0% 4.5% 37.3% 12.7% 38.7%
Maximum score 28 25 28 23 27 24 28 25
Percentage of cases with maximum score 2.7% 0.2% 3.9% 0.8% 1.5% 1.5% 2.8% 0.4%
  1. PRC Positive Religious Coping, NRC Negative Religious Coping