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Table 2 Intercorrelations between SCNS-P&C45-D subscales and total SCNS-P&C45-D score, no. of items, mean (SD), Cronbach’s alpha and percentage of variance

From: Psychometric properties of the 45-item supportive care needs survey—partners and caregivers - Dutch (SCNS-P&C45-D) in partners of patients with breast cancer

Correlations Subscale details
  Emotional and relational needs Health Care and Illness related needs Practical needs Work and Social needs No. of Items N Mean (SD) Range of Scores Cronbach’s alpha
Psychosocial and Emotion needs      16 272 22.2 (10.3) 16–58 0.96
Health Care and Illness related needs .772     15 267 22.1 (11.4) 15–60 0.97
Practical needs .584 .591**    4 272 5.2 (2.4) 4–16 0.82
Work and Social needs .747 .670** .537   7 272 8.8 (4) 7–28 0.92
Total SCNS-P&C45-D .925 .919 .661 .737 45 272 61.4 (26.08) 45–180 0.98
  1. Spearman’s correlation coefficient was calculated; All correlation were significant (p < .001)
  2. Mean using factor response format 1–4: 1 = “No need – not applicable and No need - satisfied” to 4 = “High need for help”