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Table 8 Reliability Analysis in Ghana

From: Adaptation and validation of social accountability measures in the context of contraceptive services in Ghana and Tanzania

Qn # Scale mean if item deleted Scale Standard Deviation Variance Item total Correlation with Total Alpha if item deleted
Knowledge and Awareness of Rights
 38* 2.78 1.50 2.24 0.19 0.69
 39 2.23 1.19 1.42 0.13 0.70
 40 1.45 0.58 0.34 0.51 0.61
 41 1.64 0.99 0.99 0.23 0.68
 42 2.00 0.99 0.98 0.37 0.64
 43 1.63 0.71 0.51 0.54 0.60
 44 1.55 0.61 0.37 0.54 0.60
 45 1.55 0.70 0.50 0.45 0.62
Reliability Coeffcients Alpha = 0.74   N of cases 750 N of items: 5
Women’s participation in household decision-making (all items)
 46† 1.78 0.41 0.17 0.69 0.90
 47† 1.75 0.44 0.19 0.69 0.90
 48† 1.82 0.39 0.15 0.69 0.90
 49† 1.81 0.39 0.15 0.69 0.90
 50† 1.78 0.41 0.17 0.69 0.90
 51† 1.82 0.38 0.15 0.69 0.90
 52† 1.78 0.42 0.17 0.69 0.91
 53† 1.87 0.33 0.11 0.69 0.91
 54† 1.88 0.33 0.11 0.69 0.91
 55† 1.88 0.33 0.11 0.69 0.91
 56† 1.88 0.33 0.11 0.69 0.91
Reliability Coeffcients Alpha = 0.91   N of cases 750 N of items: 10
Self efficacy with health care providers (Qn 57, 58 & 59)
 57** 0.89 0.31 0.10 0.50 0.65
 58** 0.96 1.20 1.44 0.64 0.46
 59** 0.93 0.26 0.07 0.44 0.72
Reliability Coeffcients   Alpha = 0.71   N of cases 750 N of items: 2
Self efficacy with health care providers (all items)
 65 1.82 0.98 0.96 −0.05 0.73
 66* 2.13 1.14 1.29 0.48 0.54
 67* 1.94 0.92 0.85 0.65 0.47
 68* 1.95 0.89 0.80 0.54 0.52
 69* 2.05 0.98 0.97 0.49 0.54
 70 1.49 0.78 0.61 0.16 0.66
Reliability Coeffcients Alpha = 0.80   N of cases 750 N of items: 4
Self-efficacy for participation at community meetings (all items)(Qn 71–73)
 71 2.44 1.65 2.72 0.73 0.85
 72 2.60 1.63 2.66 0.80 0.83
 73 2.60 1.62 2.62 0.60 0.91
Reliability Coeffcients Alpha = 0.90   N of cases 750 N of items:2
Self-efficacy for participation at community meetings (all items)
 74 1.67 1.15 1.32 0.52 0.86
 75 2.07 1.33 1.77 0.76 0.61
 76 2.35 1.45 2.10 0.69 0.70
Reliability Coeffcients Alpha = 0.81   N of cases 750 N of items: 2
Perception of service quality (all items)
 77 1.51 0.56 0.31 0.42 0.55
 78 1.55 0.56 0.31 0.53 0.51
 79 1.57 0.60 0.36 0.46 0.54
 80 1.74 0.74 0.55 0.35 0.58
 81 1.89 0.82 0.67 0.31 0.59
 82 2.06 1.15 1.32 0.09 0.68
Reliability Coeffcients Alpha = 0.68   N of cases 750 N of items: 5
Political capabilities
 83 1.76 0.79 0.62 0.14 0.53
 84 2.33 1.17 1.37 0.11 0.56
 85 2.02 0.99 0.98 0.38 0.39
 86 2.79 1.24 1.54 0.40 0.39
 87 2.40 1.20 1.44 0.44 0.35
Reliability Coeffcients Alpha = 0.64   N of cases 750 N of items:3
Collective efficacy (all items)
 88 1.47 0.89 0.79 0.58 0.74
 89 1.46 0.82 0.67 0.68 0.69
 90 1.49 0.82 0.67 0.52 0.77
 91 1.43 0.76 0.58 0.61 0.73
Reliability Coeffcients Alpha = 0.79   N of cases 750 N of items:4
Community support in time of crisis (all items)
 92 1.25 0.71 0.50 0.42 0.62
 93 1.28 0.70 0.49 0.50 0.57
 94 1.57 1.11 1.23 0.48 0.58
 95 1.87 1.35 1.82 0.40 0.63
Reliability Coeffcients   Alpha = 0.67   N of cases 750 N of items:3
Mutual responsibility for and support of services (all items)
 99¥ 1.69 0.47 0.22 0.58 0.83
 100¥ 1.35 0.75 0.56 0.58 0.83
 101¥ 1.54 0.51 0.26 0.71 0.79
 102¥ 1.54 0.51 0.26 0.73 0.78
 103¥ 1.41 0.50 0.25 0.64 0.81
Reliability Coeffcients Alpha = 0.84   N of cases 750 N of items:4
  1. * Reverse coded
  2. ** Yes/No Response items
  3. † 2 Response items
  4. ¥ 3 Response items