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Table 2 Reliability, average and analyses of variance results per scale distinguishing sum-scores between public health, education and public service stakeholder-groups

From: Diagnosis of sustainable collaboration in health promotion – a case study

DISC-construct Number of items Cronbach's Alpha1 Mean (SD) F
External factors     
   ▪ Policy and regulations 3 0.48 - -
   ▪ Attitudes of financing organizations 4 0.74 2.68 (0.89) 0.16
Context     
   ▪ Existing collaborations 3 0.31 - -
   ▪ Organizational characteristics 8 0.61 3.71 (0.50) 3.270
   ▪ Research power 3 0.76 3.32 (0.82) 0.63
   ▪ Relevant policies 4 0.75 2.95 (0.78) 1.18
Change management     
   ▪ Vision 3 0.79 4.28 (1.00) 0.02
   ▪ Innovation perspective 6 0.60 3.89 (0.42) 1.13
   ▪ Change strategies 4 0.67 4.01 (0.55) 10.49**
   ▪ Network development 4 0.65 4.07 (0.55) 4.94*
Project management 5 0.87 3.29 (0.81) 4.69*
Collaborative support:     
   ▪ Perceptions     
Goals 9 0.90 4.39 (0.59) 0.63
Importance/win-win 4 0.84 3.84 (0.75) 1.23
Consensus 5 0.82 3.82 (0.72) 0.27
Involvement 5 0.64 3.83 (0.61) 1.41
   ▪ Intentions     
Willingness to trust 3 0.69 4.10 (0.62) 0.29
Willingness to commit 4 0.69 3.31 (0.74) 4.47*
Willingness to change 4 0.52 - -
   ▪ Actions     
innovative actions & adaptations 5 0.67 2.86 (0.79) 3.98*
resources 2 0.40 - -
formalization 2 0.33 - -
Coordinated School Health Promotion 8 0.90 3.53 (0.66) 1.27
  1. ** = p < 0.01; * = p < 0.05; 0 = p < 0.10
  2. 1 For scales with two items, Pearson's correlation coefficient is presented.