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Table 3 Individual item distributional characteristics and modified domain ascription of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI) from split-half data set for confirmatory factor analysis (N = 2105)

From: The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI)

BSS-RI item BSS-RI item content Domain Mean SD Skew Kurtosis
BSS-RI 1 I was not distressed at all during labour Stress 0.97 0.79 0.05 −1.41
BSS-RI 2 I felt very anxious during my labour and birth Stress 1.15 0.78 −0.26 −1.30
BSS-RI 3 I felt well supported by staff during my labour and birth Quality 1.71 0.55 −1.76 2.14
BSS-RI 4 I found giving birth a distressing experience Stress 1.31 0.75 −0.59 −1.03
BSS-RI 5 I felt out of control during my birth experience Stress 1.31 0.76 −0.58 −1.05
BSS-RI 6 The staff communicated well with me during labour Quality 1.75 0.52 −2.00 3.11