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Table 3 Cronbach’s α coefficient and ICC for the social support scale and its subscales (n =204)

From: Development and psychometric properties of a new social support scale for self-care in middle-aged patients with type II diabetes (S4-MAD)

  Number of items Mean (SD) Cronbach’s α coefficient ICC (n= 15)
Nutrition 9 2.86 (1.54) 0.89 0.87
Physical activity 5 2.45 (1.44) 0.88 0.83
SMBG 7 2.64 (1.60) 0.92 0.89
Foot care 6 2.17 (1.47) 0.94 0.93
Smoking 3 0.75 (1.36) 0.97 0.91
Total 30 2.39 (1.50) 0.94 0.87