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Table 3 Reliability coefficients for the 7-item Stigma Impact Scale

From: The experience and impact of stigma in Saudi people with a mood disorder

Scale item Bipolar disorder (N =50) Depression (N =43)
Mean (SD) Item-rest correlation Mean (SD) Item-rest correlation
On a scale where 0 is the lowest possible amount and 10 is the highest possible amount, how much has stigma affected you personally?
 Quality of life 3.4 (3.446) 0.625 3.4 (3.626) 0.60
 Social contacts 2.78 (3.824) 0.692 2.72 (3.68) 0.697
 Family relations 2.6 (3.73) 0.650 2.81 (3.76) 0.772
 Self-esteem 2.86 (3.33) 0.592 2.95 (3.879) 0.760
On a scale where 0 is the lowest possible amount and 10 is the highest possible amount, how much has stigma affected your family as a whole?
 Quality of life 2.58 (3.447) 0.589 1.58 (3.072) 0.567
 Social contacts 1.68 (3.09) 0.716 0.84 (2.17) 0.433
 Family relations 1.54 (2.887) 0.818 0.74 (2.15) 0.471
 Cronbach’s alpha reliability coefficient 0.878 0.851
 Mean scale score (SD) 17.44 (18.14) 15.047 (16.609)
 CI 12.284–22.596 9.935–20.158