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Table 2  H   i  coefficients for binary recoded GHQ items (1-2-3-4 to 0-0-1-1, i.e. traditional scoring method)

From: Mokken scale analysis of mental health and well-being questionnaire item responses: a non-parametric IRT method in empirical research for applied health researchers

Wellbeing:
Label H i
(item scalability)
Concentrate 0.57
Useful 0.51
Make decisions 0.62
Enjoy 0.52
Face problems 0.58
Reasonably happy 0.54
Distress:  
Label H i
  (item scalability)
Lost sleep 0.58
Under Strain 0.67
Overcome 0.61
Unhappy 0.64
Losing confidence 0.64
Worthless 0.68