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Table 2 Correlation of item scores for different dimensions in the IDEAL schedule

From: Reliability and validity of the international dementia alliance schedule for the assessment and staging of care in China

IDEAL Items ADL PH CF BPS SS T-NP CD H-PCR H-PCN T-DCN
ADL          
PH 0.21         
CF 0.77 0.21        
BPS 0.58 0.18 0.63       
SS 0.34 −0.07 0.26 0.30      
T-NP 0.63 0.10 0.55 0.52 0.28     
CD 0.52 0.13 0.48 0.57 0.23 0.53    
H-PCR 0.16 0.01 0.13 0.16 0 0.10 0.15   
H-PCN 0.40 0.08 0.41 0.45 0.18 0.35 0.53 0.42  
T-DCN 0.52 0.09 0.50 0.55 0.24 0.42 0.56 0.38 0.84
Total IDEAL 0.80 0.27 0.77 0.77 0.45 0.73 0.75 0.35 0.73 0.80
  1. ADL activities of daily living, PH physical health, CF cognitive functioning, BPS Behavioural and psychological symptoms, SS social support, T-NP Time spent on care by non-professional care, CD Carer distress, H-PCR total number of hours of professional care received, H-PCN total number of hours of professional care needed, T-DCN type of dementia related care needed