TableĀ 6

COSMIN criteria and CEFIT results for structural validity

COSMIN questions for structural validityResponseRating
1. Does the scale consist of effect indicators, that is, is it based on a reflective model?YesExcellent
2. Was the percentage of missing items given?YesExcellent
3. Was there a description of how missing items were handled?Not necessary as noneExcellent
4. Was the sample size included in the analysis adequate?YesExcellent
5. Were there any important flaws in the design or methods of the study?NoExcellent
6. For CTT: Was exploratory or confirmatory factor analysis performed?YesExcellent
7. For IRT: Were IRT tests for determining the (uni) dimensionality of the items performed?NANA
Total ratingLowest score countsExcellent
  • CEFIT, Care Experience Feedback Improvement Tool; COSMIN, Consensus-based Standards for the Selection of Health Measurement Instruments; CTT, Classical Test Theory; NA, not available.