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Table 2 Range, reliability and sum square (SD) of the measures used

From: Demand of elderly people for residential care: an exploratory study

MEASURES Range Reliability (Cronbach's α) Mean score (SD)
Functional status 18–54 0.89 33.9 (7.0)
Subjective perception of health status 0–15 0.83 4.6 (3.7)
Memory 0–9 0.73 3.1 (2.4)
Negative feelings: worries, sadness, anxiety 0–15 0.83 3.1 (3.2)
Feelings of loneliness 0–21 0.79 6.4 (4.3)
Social network 5–25 0.66 16.6 (4.6)
Social participation 4–20 0.76 8.6 (4.5)
Self-care agency 9–45 0.67 30.6 (4.6)