Table 1

Descriptive statistics for the final 15-item Sinclair Compassion Questionnaire based on phase 1 (exploratory factor analysis) sample

ItemNMinMaxMeanSDSkewnessKurtosisMean importance rating (SD)
Feel cared for303154.150.76−0.951.704.24 (0.68)
Genuine concern302154.120.75−0.821.104.20 (0.68)
Communicated sensitive303154.140.74−0.770.984.17 (0.64)
Attentive303154.140.72−0.701.084.30 (0.60)
Provided comfort303154.070.73−0.891.684.23 (0.62)
Very supportive301154.180.66−0.631.464.19 (0.62)
Provided care302254.190.65−0.651.214.25 (0.58)
Spoke with kindness303154.240.69−1.022.794.27 (0.60)
Saw as person302154.090.78−0.871.034.23 (0.64)
Behaved in caring way300254.200.66−0.590.774.28 (0.57)
Really understood needs303153.910.88−0.760.484.24 (0.66)
Good relationship303154.170.75−0.881.244.28 (0.56)
See my perspective303153.850.89−0.550.054.08 (0.75)
Warm presence302254.110.70−0.510.344.15 (0.65)
Sincere303254.150.71−0.610.404.21 (0.55)