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Table 5 Internal consistency reliability of the cultural belief subscales

From: Factor structure and internal reliability of cultural belief scales about colorectal cancer screening among Koreans in the Republic of Korea

Scale Number of items Mean of items Mean of item SDs Cronbach’s alpha
Factor 1. Cancer fatalism 20 2.36 0.78 0.93
Factor 2. Health fatalism 12 2.50 1.05 0.90
Factor 3. Crisis health orientation and external control 11 2.23 0.86 0.82
Factor 4. Preventive health orientation and internal control 9 3.95 0.70 0.83
  1. SD standard deviation