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Table 5 Construct reliability and validity for the uncertainty response scale (Portuguese version) for the three samples

From: Factorial validity and measurement invariance of the uncertainty response scale

  Sample 1 (EFA) Sample 2 (CFA1) Sample 3 (CFA2)
Dimensions α (n = 505) (Greco & Roger, 2001) N. items N. items Portuguese version α (n = 512) N. items Portuguese final version α (n = 543) RC AVE α (n = 541) RC AVE
Emotional uncertainty 0.89 15 14 .89 11 .91 .91 .48 .91 .91 .47
Cognitive uncertainty 0.85 17 13 .86 6 .82 .83 .45 .78 .80 .40
Desire for change 0.90 16 14 .87 8 .88 .88 .49 .85 .86 .44
Totals 48 41 25
  1. α Coefficient Cronbach alpha, RC reliability composite, AVE average variance extracted