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Table 3 Intraclass correlation coefficient showing inter-rater reliability for each Arabic ISST item*

From: Reliability, validity and factorial structure of the Arabic version of the international suicide prevention trial (InterSePT) scale for suicidal thinking in schizophrenia patients in Doha, Qatar

  ICC* 95% CI
Wish to die 0.93 (0.88, 0.96)
Reason for living vs. dying 0.88 (0,78, 0.94)
Desire to make active suicide attempt 0.97 (0.94, 0.98)
Passive suicidal desire 0.80 (0.63, 0.89)
Frequency of suicidal ideation 0.92 (0.85, 0.96)
Attitude towards ideation/wish 0.90 (0.82, 0.95)
Control over suicidal action/acting out/delusions/ hallucinations or self-harm 0.86 (0.74, 0.92)
Deterrents to active attempt 0.84 (0.69, 0.91)
Reasons for contemplating attempt 0.97 (0.95, 0.99)
Method: Specificity/planning of contemplated attempt 0.79 (0.59, 0.89)
Expectancy/anticipation by patient of actual attempt 0.90 (0.82, 0.95)
Delusions/hallucinations of self-harm 0.97 (0.95, 0.99)
InterSePT Total Score 0.96 (0.92, 0.98)
  1. CI Confidence Interval
  2. *Sample size for inter-rater reliability was 42 (22 schizophrenia and 20 controls), p < 0.001