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Table 4 Results of item convergent and discriminant validity testing (n = 323) of PCAT-Mw

From: Development and validation of a Malawian version of the primary care assessment tool

Scale Number of items Item- scale correlation Item- other scale correlation Scaling success rate (%)
First contact - access 3 0.31–0.65 0.03–0.21 21/21 = 100%
Continuity of care - communication 4 0.46–0.72 0.01–0.41 28/28 = 100%
Continuity of care - personal relationship 4 0.34–0.70 0.10–0.33 28/28 = 100%
Coordination 3 0.69–0.81 0.02–0.41 21/21 = 100%
Comprehensiveness- services available 6 0.33–0.65 0.07–0.39 40/42 = 95%
Comprehensiveness- services provided 6 0.31–0.92 0.03–0.39 46/49 = 94%
Community orientation 3 0.36–0.52 0.05–0.38 21/21 = 100%