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Table 4 Correlation of total score of IDEAL, Chinese version, against validated instruments

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

IDEAL Items CDR-SOB MMSE CBI
Activities of daily living 0.79* −0.69* 0.54*
Physical health 0.17# −0.08 0.10
Cognitive functioning 0.78* −0.69* 0.48*
Behavioural and psychological symptoms 0.56* −0.44* 0.51*
Social support 0.23* −0.20# 0.30*
Time spent on care by non-professional carer 0.57* −0.54* 0.52*
Carer distress 0.49* −0.40* 0.66*
Total number of hours of professional care received 0.19# −0.14# 0.15#
Total number of hours of professional care needed 0.45* −0.42* 0.49*
Type of dementia related care needed 0.51* −0.49* 0.53*
Total IDEAL score 0.74* −0.65* 0.70*
  1. * p < 0.001, # p < 0.05. CDR-SOB Clinical Dementia Rating - sum of box, MMSE Mini-Mental State Examination, CBI Caregiver Burden Inventory