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Table 2 Properties of the ESSIC scales

From: Cross-cultural validation and psychometrics’ evaluation of women’s experience of maternity care scale in French: the ESEM

  Antenatal n = 196 Intrapartum n = 202 Postnatal n = 202
Nb Items 8 10 12
Scales min-max 8–56 10–70 12–84
Mean (SD) 49.6 (6.6) 64.2 (8.2) 70.4 (14.2)
Cut-off ≥ 48 60 70
Optimal satisfaction (nb%) 145 (74.0) 174 (86.1) 132 (65.3)
Non-optimal satisfaction (nb%) 51 (26.0) 28 (13.9) 70 (34.7)
Sensitivity % 83.2 91.0 82.5
Specificity % 63.0 83.3 84.4
AUC (CI 95%) 0.80 (0.73–0.85) 0.92 (0.87–0.95) 0.88 (0.83–0.93)
  1. AUC Area under the curve