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Table 2 Caring for country questionnaire internal consistency, item factor loads and reliability calculations.

From: Development and preliminary validation of the 'Caring for Country' questionnaire: measurement of an Indigenous Australian health determinant

Questionnaire item Item-total correlation Item-rest correlation Alpha when item removed Factor loading OFCM factor score weight κ Test-retest κ Proxy respondent
Time on country .84 .75 .85 .87 .14 .88*** .57***
Burning .86 .78 .84 .86 .27 .76*** .47***
Using country .86 .79 .85 .89 .19 .81*** .48***
Protecting country .83 .75 .85 .73 .11 .64*** .37***
Ceremony .73 .60 .88 .58 .01 .52*** .34***
Artefact production .65 .50 .89 .50 .05 .90*** .47***
Summed raw score
(Range: 6–24)
      .89*** .59***
  1. Note: *p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001: observed agreement is significantly more than expected agreement