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Table 5 Reliability of each item of the Short-Form Quality Care Questionnaire-Palliative Care (SF-QCQ-PC) according to each domain

From: Short-form quality care questionnaire-palliative care has acceptable measurement properties in Brazilian cancer patients

SF-QCQ-PC Mean (standard deviation) Kappa (95% IC) Cronbach’s alpha if the item is deleted
Test Retest
Domain 1
 Item 2 3.13 (0.68) 3.33 (0.66) 0.52 (0.27, 0.78) 0.81
 Item 4 3.20 (0.66) 3.26 (0.44) 0.50 (0.27, 0.72) 0.84
 Item 5 3.23 (0.62) 3.26 (0.58) 0.49 (0.19, 0.79) 0.79
 Item 8 3.33 (0.66) 3.23 (0.56) 0.52 (0.24, 0.80) 0.80
 Item 11 3.06 (0.69) 3.13 (0.62) 0.40 (0.12, 0.68) 0.81
 Item 16 3.53 (0.50) 3.40 (0.49) 0.40 (0.08, 0.72) 0.82
Domain 2
 Item 14 2.76 (0.77) 2.96 (0.71) 0.50 (0.28, 0.72) 0.80
 Item 18 2.63 (0.66) 2.73 (0.78) 0.51 (0.31, 0.71) 0.80
 Item 21 2.70 (0.98) 2.90 (0.80) 0.59 (0.38, 0.79) 0.82
 Item 22 3.53 (0.50) 3.56 (0.56) 0.43 (0.13, 0.72) 0.83
 Item 23 3.06 (0.58) 3.13 (0.62) 0.66 (0.41, 0.91) 0.81
 Item 28 2.60 (0.85) 2.70 (0.87) 0.53 (0.27, 0.78) 0.82
  1. CI Confidence interval. Domain 1: Communication with health professionals; Domain 2: Care and assistance provided by the health professionals