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Table 3 Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) and reliability testing results by subscale

From: Initial development and psychometric testing of an instrument to measure the quality of children’s end-of-life care

Subscale Number of items Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin MSAa EFA item loadings Cronbach’s alpha ICCb
Connect with families 16 0.94 0.53-0.85 0.96 0.90
Involve parents 8 0.80 0.50-0.89 0.88 0.82
Share information with parents 9 0.91 0.50-0.79 0.90 0.81
Share information among health professionals 4 0.91 0.59-0.80 0.86 0.88
Support parents 11 0.85 0.51-0.86 0.92 0.83
Provide care at death 7 0.78 0.24-0.84 0.76 0.81
  1. aMSA = Measure of Sampling Adequacy.
  2. bICC = Intra-class Correlation Coefficient.