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Table 5 Diabetes illness perceptions based on the Revised Illness Perception Questionnaire (IPQ-R) scale

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Al Kharj diabetic patients’ perception about diabetes mellitus using revised-illness perception questionnaire (IPQ-R)

IPQ-R Number of items Possible score range Mean (SD) Cronbach’s alpha
Identity 14 0–16 4.42 (3.57) 0.87
Timeline (acute/chronic) 6 6–30 18.14 (2.60) 0.19
Timeline (Cyclical) 4 4–20 13.30 (2.96) 0.74
Consequences 6 6–30 17.22 (3.58) 0.50
Personal control 6 6–30 19.28 (2.71) 0.41
Treatment control 5 5–25 15.51 (2.16) 0.22
Emotional 6 6–30 16.03 (4.37) 0.61
Coherence 5 5–25 12.75 (3.42) 0.54