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Table 2 Descriptive statistics and reliabilities (coefficient omega) for the intentions and actions scales

From: Associations of training to assist a suicidal person with subsequent quality of support: results from a national survey of the Australian public

Scale Mean (SD) Range Omega (interval)a Omega (ordinal)a
Positive Intentions 4.02 (0.61) 1–5 0.80 0.85
Negative Intentions 3.77 (0.74) 1–5 0.68 0.74
Positive Actions 5.50 (2.29) 0–10 0.75 0.85
Negative Actions 2.71 (1.44) 0–5 0.64 0.76
  1. aOmega-total assuming either interval or ordinal level of measurement