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Table 7 Homogeneity of the interrelated items and scores for each scale

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

  Cronbach’s alphaa Correlations inter-items scalea Correlations between the items scale and the overall evaluation
Antenatal 0.85 0.34c to 0.69c 0.73c
Intrapartum 0.90 0.35c to 0.79c 0.73c
Postnatal 0.95 0.39c to 0.90c 0.80c
  1. a Without the item of overall evaluation (last item of each scale)
  2. b Spearman’s rho correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (bilateral)
  3. c Spearman’s rho correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (bilateral)