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Table 7 Correlation demonstrating convergent and divergent validity between scales and validity measures

From: Validation of depressive symptoms, social support, and minority stress scales among gay, bisexual, and other men who have with men (GBMSM) in Nigeria, Africa: a mixed methods approach

Measure 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1. CESD-R 1 −.26** −.04 .15** .37** .17** .24** .23** .27** 0.38** 0.02
2. MSPSS (family)   1 .48** 0.53** .23** −0.18** −0.17** −0.48** −0.28** 0.23** −0.01
3. MSPSS (friends)    1 0.56** .25** −0.20** −0.23** −0.17** −0.29** 0.26** −0.07
4. MSPSS (significant other)     1 0.19** 0.10 0.14 − 0.19** − 0.24** 0.20** − 0.05
5. Community Connectedness      1 −0.29** −0.27** − 0.25** − 0.38** 0.09 0.09
6. Internalized Stigma       1 0.29** 0.25** 0.33** 0.10* −0.03
7. Rejection Anticipation        1 0.27** 0.24** 0.23** 0.06
8. Identity Concealment         1 0.30** 0.14* −0.02
9. Victimization Events          1 0.19** 0.05
10. Loneliness           1 0.04
11. Healthcare Utilization            1
  1. *P < .05, **P < .01