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Table 4 Intercorrelations of the scales and relevant scale properties for the pregnancy and birth setting (N = 150)

From: Midwives’ empathy and shared decision making from women’s perspective - sensitivity of an assessment to compare quality of care in prenatal and obstetric care

Scales SDMS-Q-9-M CARES-8-M SDMG-Q-9-M CAREG-8-M α M S.D. Skewness
SDMS-Q-9-M .861) .51***2) .40*** 2) .14 2) .97 3.89 1.27 −1.37
CARES-8-M .49***3) .821) .20** 2) .19* 2) .94 1.29 0.54 −2.59
SDMG-Q-9-M .37***3) .16*3) .881) .62*** 2) .97 3.60 1.45 −1.02
CAREG-8-M .18*3) .20*3) .71***3) .871) .96 1.65 0.84 −1.50
  1. *) p < .05; **) p < .01; ***) p < .001
  2. 1) Values in the diagonal: Square root of average variance extracted (AVE)
  3. 2) Values above the diagonal: Bivariate correlation of the scales
  4. 3) Values below the diagonal: Bivariate correlation of the latent constructs