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Table 2 Creation of a summative score for the GHSQ-V

From: Adolescent mental health education InSciEd Out: a case study of an alternative middle school population

  Stress Anxiety Depression Suicidal ideation Substance misuse Psychosis Heart disease
Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post
None 0.7471 0.6552 0.8473 0.6629 0.8523 0.8246 0.9189 0.7646 0.8645 0.6484 0.8550 0.6907 0.7627 0.6492
A 0.7277 0.6415 0.8459 0.6048 0.8311 0.7955 0.8985 0.7998 0.8551 0.7109 0.8597 0.7055 0.7622 0.5987
B 0.6967 0.6077 0.8189 0.6013 0.8314 0.8021 0.9045 0.7554 0.8729 0.6656 0.8505 0.6687 0.7178 0.5813
C 0.7417 0.5851 0.8457 0.6998 0.8625 0.8101 0.9187 0.7496 0.8691 0.5883 0.8427 0.6818 0.7894 0.7110
D 0.6785 0.5776 0.8197 0.5603 0.8195 0.8168 0.8949 0.7154 0.8270 0.6083 0.8375 0.6465 0.6990 0.5041
E 0.7456 0.5987 0.8162 0.5516 0.8357 0.7757 0.9041 0.6841 0.8172 0.5216 0.8174 0.6101 0.7102 0.4819
F 0.6904 0.5664 0.8318 0.6164 0.8356 0.7828 0.9126 0.7008 0.8303 0.6220 0.8355 0.6871 0.6929 0.5739
G 0.7153 0.6488 0.8302 0.6286 0.8353 0.7818 0.9096 0.7004 0.8283 0.5478 0.8328 0.5879 0.7597 0.6539
H 0.7775 0.6425 0.8601 0.6606 0.8376 0.8164 0.9097 0.7435 0.8700 0.6271 0.8489 0.6984 0.7576 0.6256
I 0.7208 0.7361 0.8046 0.7367 0.8390 0.8638 0.9298 0.7967 0.8629 0.6381 0.8281 0.6679 0.7445 0.7436
  1. Cronbach’s alphas support exclusion of item “I” (reverse coded) to maximize scale reliability. Iterative reliability is calculated for the full scale and partial scales excluding each item. The option with highest reliability in each column is italicized