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Table 5 Reliability of primary and secondary outcomes

From: Developing an integrated intervention to address intimate partner violence and psychological distress in Congolese refugee women in Tanzania

  Number of items Test-Retest Reliability (r) Inter-Rater Reliability [ICC (3,1)] Internal Consistency (α)
Mental Health
 HSCL-25 25 0.729 0.902 0.765
 HTQ 16 0.786 0.999 0.762
Intimate Partner Violence (Frequency)
 Psychological 2 0.722 1.000a 0.623
 Physical 7 0.795 0.980a 0.863
 Sexual 2 0.452 0.989a 0.889
Functional Impairment 22 0.620 0.904a 0.144
  1. HSCL-25 Hopkins-symptom checklist for anxiety and depressive symptoms, HTQ Harvard trauma questionnaire for post-traumatic stress symptoms
  2. aAverage of inter-rater reliability for IPV and functional impairment items because average score not calculated by interviewers