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Table 5 Internal consistency and factor correlations of the preventive services use self-efficacy subscales (N = 242)a

From: The preventive services use self-efficacy (PRESS) scale in older women: development and psychometric properties

Factors or self-efficacy subscales (Numbers of items) Cronbach’s alpha Mean (SD) Median (Range, IQR) Factor
I II III IV
Factor I: Self-efficacy for Exercise (4) .86 31.4 (7.9) 33.0 (4–40, 11)     
Factor II: Self-efficacy for Communication with Physicians (3) .94 27.5 (4.4) 30.0 (4–30, 3) .28    
Factor III: Self-efficacy for Self -management of Chronic Disease (3) .89 26.1 (4.4) 27.0 (3–30, 6) .37 .34   
Factor IV: Self-efficacy for Obtaining Screening Tests (4) .81 37.7 (5.3) 40.0 (4–40, 2) .15 .21 .28  
Factor V: Self-efficacy for Getting Vaccinations Regularly (2) .83 18.9 (3.3) 20.0 (2–20, 0) .11 .20 .11 .53
  1. IQR Interquartile range
  2. aHigher number indicates higher self-efficacy (range: 1–10 for each item)