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Table 1 Descriptive statistics, internal consistency (Cronbach’s α), and Pearson correlations among the subscales of the Arabic S-UPPS-P and the CIUS

From: Validation of the short Arabic UPPS-P Impulsive Behavior Scale

Questionnaire N Mean SD α 1 2 3 4 5 6
1. UPPS — negative urgency 658 9.74 2.22 .63 1.00      
2. UPPS — positive urgency 661 10.67 2.10 .63 0.55a 1.00     
3. UPPS — lack of premeditation 700 7.35 2.23 .58 0.29a 0.22a 1.00    
4. UPPS — lack of perseverance 656 7.60 1.87 .72 0.15a .07b 0.41a 1.00   
5. UPPS — sensation seeking 660 9.56 2.51 .70 0.17a .24a 0.17a 0.12c 1.00  
6. CIUS 614 20.66 9.16 .81 0.29a 0.25a 0.14d 0.18a 0.19 1.00
  1. Note. UPPS UPPS Impulsive Behavior Scale, CIUS Compulsive Internet Use Scale
  2. a p < .0001
  3. b p = .09
  4. c p = .002
  5. d p = .0004