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Table 1 Psychometric properties of measurement scales

From: Hospital nurses’ attitudes, negative perceptions, and negative acts regarding workplace bullying

Scale No. of items Rasch person/item reliability Variance explained by measures (%) Step threshold
Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
A. The higher scores, the more negative perceptions or acts
 Bullying acts 22 0.90/0.98 41.90 −2.30 −0.13 0.44 1.99
 Intent to resign 6 0.76/1.00 51.80 −1.36 −0.57 0.20 1.65
 Burnout 11 0.90/1.00 61.40 −3.89 −1.00 1.76 3.13
 Mental disorder 6 0.83/1.00 67.20 −4.19 −0.69 1.81 3.07
B. The higher scores, the more positive effects on persons or organizations
 Job satisfaction 20 0.92/0.99 51.30 −3.77 −2.52 0.89 5.39
 Service spirit 17 0.92/1.00 56.90 −4.73 −2.63 1.49 5.78
 Authority distance 6 0.75/0.99 43.90 −2.96 −0.53 0.95 2.54
 Leadership 50 0.83/1.00 42.50 −2.30 −0.48 0.50 2.29
 Organization culture 20 0.84/0.97 41.00 −2.32 −1.00 0.42 2.00
 Personality 43 0.91/1.00 44.50 −2.97 −1.39 0.56 3.81