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Table 2 Description of Homals object scores for dimensions (n = 231)

From: The development of instruments to measure the work disability assessment behaviour of insurance physicians

  # items Min Max Median Mean* Sd* Eigen value
Attitude        
   Recovery time: client still has some energy left after work 6 -2.50 1.79 -0.0784 0.00 1.00 0.254
   Recovery time: good relationship with client 6 -3.36 2.07 0.0931 0.00 1.01 0.188
Social norm        
   Managing by reference to quality rather than quantity 4 -1.44 1.70 -0.0953 0.00 1.00 0.489
   Managing less by reference to production targets and outcomes 4 -1.16 4.03 -0.1753 0.01 1.00 0.371
Barriers        
   Quality: influence of legislation and reorganisations not adverse 4 -1.75 2.13 -0.0833 0.00 1.02 0.352
   Quality: influence of guidelines not adverse and production target not beneficial 4 -1.25 2.90 -0.6381 0.01 1.02 0.269
Knowledge        
   Possessing, requesting and using insufficient information 8 -2.65 2.20 0.0174 -0.01 1.02 0.231
   Insufficient medical information and knowledge 8 -2.77 1.80 0.0751 0.00 1.01 0.173
   Sufficient knowledge, reintegration report less often supplements medical information 8 -2.67 2.77 -0.0985 0.00 1.01 0.154
Behaviour Process        
   Interview management: client decisive 6 -1.66 2.46 -0.2199 0.00 1.00 0.263
   Interview: limitations not checked 6 -1.32 3.09 -0.4262 0.00 1.00 0.214
   Interview: respond to client 6 -2.32 2.61 -0.0496 0.00 1.00 0.170
   Conflict handling: engage in confrontation 8 -1.91 2.63 0.0086 0.00 1.00 0.235
   Conflict handling: play down differences 8 -1.92 2.87 -0.1829 0.00 1.00 0.209
Behaviour Assessment        
   FAL and recovery time: strict/formalistic approach 6 -9.13 1.82 0.0851 -0.07 1.27 0.292
   FAL and recovery time: focus on impairments 6 -8.94 2.27 0.0507 -0.28 1.65 0.288
   Client approach: involved with and time for 8 -2.24 2.25 -0.0536 0.00 1.00 0.263
   Client approach: time for account of daily activities and reporting 8 -2.68 1.58 0.0614 0.00 1.00 0.178
   Client approach: too little time, but involved with 8 -7.66 2.74 -0.2466 -0.07 1.23 0.168
  1. * Because of imputation, object scores can deviate from mean = 0 and sd = 1.
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