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Table 3 Subscale Correlations of HBICA and Reliability Coefficients a

From: Development and psychometric properties of the health-risk behavior inventory for Chinese adolescents

Scale Cronbach’s Alpha Test-retest reliability BIS-Total YRS-AGG YRS-RB (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Boys Girls
(1) AV 0.82 0.75 0.66** 0.33** 0.55** 0.61** 1     
(2) RB 0.77 0.75 0.70** 0.31** 0.45** 0.63** 0.73** 1    
(3) US 0.86 0.77 0.62** 0.12** 0.24** 0.38** 0.48** 0.47** 1   
(4) SS 0.79 0.83 0.73** 0.23** 0.38** 0.41** 0.41** 0.39** 0.38** 1  
(5) SU 0.81 0.74 0.76** 0.23** 0.39** 0.56** 0.68** 0.67** 0.40** 0.42** 1
(6) HBICA Total 0.92 0.89 0.76** 0.35** 0.54** 0.68** 0.77**b 0.77**b 0.51**b 0.45**b 0.72**b
  1. Note: AV = Aggression and Violence, RB = Rule Breaking, US = Unprotected Sex, SS = Suicide and Self-Injurious, SU = Substance Use, HBICA = Health-Risk Behavior Inventory for Chinese Adolescents, BIS-Total = The total score of the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale-11, YRS-AGG = Aggressive Behavior subscale of the Youth Self-Report Form, and YRS-RB = Rule-Breaking Behavior subscale of the Youth Self-Report Form.
  2. a = The analyses in full sample (sample 1) except test-retest reliability(n = 678); b. Corrected correlation coefficients for full sample
  3. **p < .01 (2-tailed).