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Table 2 Reliability and item level statistics for RCADS25-Arabic

From: Rapid mental health screening in conflict zones: a translation and cross-cultural adaptation into Arabic of the shortened Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale (RCADS-25)

Reliability Scale Mean Items α αb
N = 250 Anxiety 16.8 (8.3) 15 .76 .72
N = 250 Depression 11.3 (6.1) 10 .71
N = 250 Internalizing 28.2 (13.5) 25 .85 .83
Scale Item number in original RCADS-25 Factor loading (SE)c Corrected item-total correlationc Cronbach’s alpha if item deletedc
Anxiety 2 .39 (.06)§ .30 .75
3 .40 (.06) § .32 .75
5 .44 (.06) § .28 .76
6 .46 (.06) § .30 .75
7 .48 (.05) § .32 .75
9 .56 (.05) § .34 .75
11 .58 (.05) § .33 .75
12a .62 (.04) § .24 .76
14 .57 (.05) § .40 .75
17† .49 (.06) § .43 .74
18 .38 (.06) § .41 .74
20 .46 (.05) § .49 .74
22 .59 (.05) § .48 .74
23a .62 (.04) § .44 .74
25 .63 (.04) § .39 .75
Depression 1 .38 (.06) § .37 .69
4 .40 (.06) § .37 .69
8 .34 (.06) § .28 .70
10 .64 (.04) § .34 .69
13 .62 (.04) § .31 .70
15 .48 (.05) § .42 .68
16 .47 (.06) § .39 .68
19 .44 (.06) § .40 .68
21 .56 (.05) § .39 .68
24 .53 (.05) § .42 .68
  1. α = Cronbach’s alpha. aOCD items, bOCD items removed
  2. §Significant at p < 0.001. cFactor loadings, item-total correlations and Cronbach’s alpha if item deleted, derived from two-factor model/sub-scales and includes OCD items