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Table 3 Correlations of OCM with C-AES items.

From: The experience of admission to psychiatric hospital among Chinese adult patients in Hong Kong

C-AES Item Spearman's ρ
8 Someone physically tried to make me come into the hospital 0.78**
1 I felt free to do what I wanted about coming into the hospital 0.52**
4 I chose to come into the hospital 0.51**
2 People tried to force me to come into the hospital. 0.48**
7 It was my idea to come into the hospital 0.47**
6 Someone threatened me to get me to come into the hospital 0.46**
10 I was threatened with commitment 0.40**
3 I had enough of a chance to say whether I wanted to come into the hospital 0.36**
15 I had more influence than anyone else on whether I came into the hospital 0.36**
5 I got to say what I wanted about coming into the hospital 0.35**
14 I had a lot of control over whether I went into the hospital 0.29**
11 They said they would make me come into the hospital 0.27**
13 My opinion about coming into the hospital didn't matter 0.22
9 No one seemed to want to know whether I wanted to come into the hospital 0.21
12 No one tried to force me to come into the hospital. 0.18
  1. n = 135.
  2. C – AES, Chinese version of Admission Experience Survey; OCM, Objective coercive measures.
  3. **P < 0.01 (2-tailed)