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Table 6 Correlation of the SF-8 scale scores PCS and MCS proposed by Ware et al. [8] and the scale scores based on the Bi-factor models

From: Confirmatory and bi-factor analysis of the Short Form Health Survey 8 (SF-8) scale structure in a German general population sample

  M SD Skewness1 PHS (2-DIM) PHS (3-DIM) OHS MHS SF-8 total
PCS 50.31 8.40  −1.331 .960 .974 .771 .599 .882
MCS 53.25 7.83  −1.731 .613 .513 .647 .939 .794
PHS (2-DIM) 50.00 10.00  −0.943 .8982 .954 .893 .716 .957
PHS (3-DIM) 50.00 10.00  −1.497   .892 .718 .689 .918
OHS (3-DIM) 50.00 10.00  −1.121    .779 .633 .852
MHS 50.00 10.00  −1.168     .854 .887
SF-8 Total 50.00 10.00  −1.211      .918
  1. 1Standard error of skewness = .049; 2Cronbachs α in the diagonal (italics)