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Table 6 Mean and standard deviation of the test and retest, reliability of the score by domain and internal consistency of the Shor-Form Quality Care Questionnaire-Palliative Care (n = 30)

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

Domains Test Retest ICC
(95% CI)
SEM (score) SEM (%) MDC (score) MDC
(%)
Cronbach’s alpha
Domain
1
74.99 (13.43) 75.74 (12.24) 0.83 (0.64, 0.92) 5.13 6.81 14.23 18.88 0.82
Domain
2
62.77 (15.58) 66.66 (13.73) 0.92 (0.83, 0.96) 4.15 6.21 11.49 17.22 0.83
  1. Domain 1: Communication with health professionals; Domain 2: Care and assistance provided by the health professionals; ICC Intraclass correlation coefficient, CI Confidence interval, SEM Standard error of measurement, MDC Minimal detectable change