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Table 4 ICC and 95% limits of agreement for RT Information Needs Scale

From: Validity and reliability testing of two instruments to measure breast cancer patients' concerns and information needs relating to radiation therapy

   Valid Mean Diff T1 & T2 SD of Diff Lower 95% limit of agreement Upper 95% limit of agreement T1 mean T1 SD T2 mean T2 SD ICC P value
Q1 Why I need to receive radiation therapy 29 0.45 1.18 -1.92 2.81 8.10 1.54 7.69 2.14 0.78 0.000
Q2 What radiation therapy will involve 29 0.55 1.38 -2.20 3.31 8.10 1.12 7.62 1.97 0.6 0.000
Q4 What happens during the planning appointment 27 0.15 2.36 -4.58 4.88 6.97 2.04 6.93 1.98 0.34 0.042
Q6 How my treatment is planned 28 0.00 1.85 -3.69 3.69 7.07 2.07 6.97 2.21 0.64 0.000
Q7 The radiation oncologist who is treating me 25 0.08 1.55 -3.02 3.18 7.19 2.33 7.07 2.40 0.79 0.000
Q8 The roles of the different staff in the department 28 0.11 2.33 -4.55 4.77 6.66 2.79 6.45 2.57 0.63 0.000
Q9 How much of my breast will be treated 28 0.32 1.70 -3.08 3.72 8.17 1.69 7.72 2.23 0.60 0.000
Q10 The treatment machine 28 0.54 1.82 -3.09 4.17 6.90 2.23 6.31 2.67 0.72 0.000
Q11 What happens on the first day 27 0.11 1.74 -3.37 3.59 7.31 2.12 7.29 2.26 0.7 0.000
Q12 Why there are cameras and computers in the treatment room and what they are used for 28 0.68 2.09 -3.50 4.86 6.34 2.54 5.66 2.74 0.68 0.000
Q13 What the x-rays that are taken on the treatment machine are used for 27 0.37 2.34 -4.31 5.05 6.96 2.17 6.48 2.18 0.42 0.000
Q14 What side effects I may experience 27 0.33 1.27 -2.21 2.88 8.50 0.96 8.00 1.34 0.18 0.177
Q15 Whether the radiation will effect my heart 27 0.04 2.53 -5.03 5.11 7.64 2.44 7.24 2.47 0.391 0.022
Q16 Whether my lungs will be damaged by treatment 27 0.81 1.88 -2.95 4.58 8.21 1.60 7.07 2.55 0.49 0.002
Q17 Other people's experiences of receiving treatment 27 0.37 2.08 -3.79 4.53 6.00 2.99 5.52 2.54 0.73 0.000
Q18 How to take care of my skin 26 0.58 1.42 -2.26 3.42 8.43 0.96 7.75 1.65 0.39 0.014
Q19 Whether I can keep working during treatment 28 -0.07 2.80 -5.67 5.53 5.31 3.66 5.31 3.12 0.68 0.000
Q20 Who can provide me with information 27 0.78 2.82 -4.86 6.42 7.11 2.22 6.24 2.44 0.27 0.078
Q21 What will happen after treatment is finished 27 0.37 1.86 -3.36 4.10 7.68 1.91 7.17 2.11 0.57 0.001
Q22 The cost of treatment 26 -0.12 2.49 -5.09 4.86 5.48 3.26 5.31 3.36 0.72 0.000
Q23 Transport that is available 26 -0.35 3.72 -7.79 7.09 3.37 3.09 3.48 3.30 0.34 0.043
Q24 Parking 27 -0.04 3.55 -7.13 7.06 5.21 3.36 5.21 3.35 0.48 0.006
  1. (Please note Q3 and Q5 are not reported here as they were deleted following Internal Consistency Assessment.)