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Table 1 Cronbach’s alphas for the SIRS-2(CV) subscales

From: Detection of malingering: psychometric evaluation of the Chinese version of the structured interview of reported symptoms-2

SIRS-2(from Manual)SIRS-2(CV) SIRS-2(fromManual)SIRS-2(CV)
Primary scales Supplementary scales
RS 0.82 0.80 DA 0.50 0.79
SC 0.76 0.81 DS 0.77 0.84
IA 0.85 0.83 IF 0.92 0.89
BL 0.93 0.91 OS 0.82  
SU 0.84 0.91    0.81
RO 0.84 0.74    
Classification scale  
RS-Total 0.83 0.86
  1. Note. For Primary Scales, RS = Rare Symptoms, SC = Symptom Combinations, IA = Improbable or Absurd Symptoms, BL = Blatant Symptoms, SU = Subtle Symptoms, RO = Reported versus Observed Symptoms (RO), RS-Total = Rare Symptoms Total. For Supplementary Scales, DA = Direct Appraisal of Honesty, DS = Defensive Symptoms, IF = Improbable Failure (IF), OS = Overly Specified Symptoms.