Skip to main content

Table 4 Means and standard deviations of the Chinese version of SIRS-2 scales for known-group design sample

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

  Forensic malingering group (n = 20) Mean(SD) Forensic honest group (n = 80) Mean(SD) T value P value
Primary scales
RS 7.40(1.73) 2.80 (2.58) -7.81 p < 0.05
SC 6.75(1.12) 4.64 (3.25) 4.79 p < 0.05
IA 4.70(1.26) 1.43 (1.77) 7.78 p < 0.05
BL 13.80(1.99) 8.43 (5.07) 7.46 p < 0.05
SU 15.00(2.83) 7.85 (2.90) 9.92 p < 0.05
SEL 15.95(1.93) 9.48 (3.42) 11.23 p < 0.05
SEV 9.70(1.78) 3.34 (3.11) 12.04 p < 0.05
RO 5.05(1.43) 0.46 (1.21) 14.60 p < 0.05
Supplementary scales
DA 5.45(1.91) 4.60 (2.47) 1.43 p > 0.05
DS 23.70(2.62) 21.99 (3.83) 1.89 p > 0.05
IF 10.40(3.62) 1.54 (2.41) 13.2 p < 0.05
OS 4.05(2.46) 3.06 (1.18) 1.75 p > 0.05
INC 5.65(0.67) 3.90 (2.41) 5.67 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.