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Table 3 Means and standard deviations of the Chinese version of SIRS-2 scales for simulation design sample

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

  Simulator students Honest inpatients Honest students F value P value
(n = 40) (n = 40) (n = 40)
Mean(SD) Mean(SD) Mean(SD)
Primary scales
RS 10.23 (3.29) 2.38 (1.90) 0.73 (1.30) 191.91 p < 0.05
SC 11.73 (3.51) 4.33 (2.99) 1.05 (1.22) 188.47 p < 0.05
IA 9.33 (3.12) 1.28 (1.12) 0.80 (0.94) 232.92 p < 0.05
BL 18.48 (6.39) 8.73 (4.06) 0.55 (1.18) 164.47 p < 0.05
SU 13.85 (3.67) 8.05 (2.68) 2.15 (2.18) 161.77 p < 0.05
SEL 18.40 (7.27) 11.03 (3.53) 3.28 (2.52) 95.87 p < 0.05
SEV 6.80 (4.73) 3.08 (2.76) 0.05 (0.22) 45.68 p < 0.05
RO 6.10 (3.42) 0.43 (1.11) 0.33 (0.80) 96.83 p < 0.05
Supplementary scales
DA 5.43 (2.50) 3.05 (1.80) 2.45 (1.40) 26.12 p > 0.05
DS 24.23 (5.77) 20.80 (6.33) 17.60 (4.07) 14.67 p > 0.05
IF 10.45 (5.84) 1.80 (2.64) 0.20 (0.91) 87.16 p < 0.05
OS 6.80 (3.04) 1.33 (1.44) 0.28 (0.60) 126.22 p > 0.05
INC 4.95 (4.45) 0.48 (1.59) 0.00 (0.00) 40.13 p < 0.05
  1. Note. For Primary Scales, RS = Rare Symptoms, SC = Symptom Combinations, IA = Improbable or Absurd Symptoms, BL = Blatant Symptoms, SU = Subtle Symptoms, SEL = Selectivity of Symptoms, SEV = Severity of Symptoms, RO = Reported versus Observed Symptoms. For Supplementary Scales, DA = Direct Appraisal of Honesty, DS = Defensive Symptoms. IF = Improbable Failure (IF). OS = Overly Specified Symptoms. INC = Inconsistency of Symptoms.