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Table 6 Correlations between questionnaire items for the group of ‘ambiguous-case’ vignettes (n= 49 family physicians)

From: Family physicians’ diagnostic gut feelings are measurable: construct validation of a questionnaire

Items 1(SR) 2(SA) 3(SA) 4(SA) 5(SA) 6(SA) 7(FJ)
1(SR)        
2(SA) -.48       
3(SA) -.49 .54      
4(SA) -.60 .76 .56     
5(SA) -.33 .63 .38 .41    
6(SA) -.39 .73 .51 .70 .52   
7(FJ) -.54 .83 .46 .76 .54 .69  
SR/SA label -.08 .24 .05 .14 .21 .20 .16
  1. All significant at p ≤ .01.
  2. Explanation of abbreviations: SR sense of reassurance, SA sense of alarm.
  3. FJ final judgment of study population.
  4. SR/SA label: the reference labeling.