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Table 1 Internal consistency (Cronbach’s α) and 3 months stability (ICC) of RCADS scales in a multi-ethnic sample of Dutch children aged 8-13 years in the total sample and in each of the ethnic subgroups

From: Structure, reliability, and validity of the revised child anxiety and depression scale (RCADS) in a multi-ethnic urban sample of Dutch children

Scale Total sample Dutch Turkish Moroccan Surinamese/Antillean Other Western Other non-Western ICC
n = 3601a n = 1424a n = 299a n = 547a n = 392a n = 352a n = 469a n = 1019a
RCADS 0.95 0.95 0.94 0.96 0.94 0.96 0.95 0.86
Anxiety 0.94 0.94 0.93 0.95 0.94 0.95 0.94 0.86
GAD 0.84 0.83 0.82 0.86 0.83 0.86 0.82 0.79
SP 0.86 0.85 0.84 0.88 0.84 0.88 0.85 0.84
SAD 0.75 0.76 0.72 0.78 0.72 0.78 0.70 0.81
PD 0.83 0.82 0.82 0.86 0.82 0.85 0.83 0.79
OCD 0.76 0.77 0.71 0.77 0.71 0.78 0.73 0.80
MDD 0.79 0.79 0.79 0.80 0.72 0.81 0.78 0.82
  1. RCADS = Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale. GAD = Generalized Anxiety Disorder. SP = Social Phobia. SAD = Separation Anxiety Disorder. PD = Panic Disorder. OCD = Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. MDD = Major Depressive Disorder. Other Western = Europe (excluding Turkey), North America, Oceania, Japan, Indonesia (including former Dutch East Indies). Other non-Western = Africa, Latin America, Asia (without Japan and Indonesia). aN may vary because of missing values per scale