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Table 1 Means, standard deviations (SD) and item-total correlations (rit) for the BEST items in adolescents

From: Satisfaction with in-patient child and adolescent psychiatric treatment: development and psychometric properties of the BEST questionnaires for adolescents and for parents

Items N Mean SD rit
1. Overall satisfied 1578 3.81 .97 .54
2. Stay on ward was helpful 1574 3.72 1.12 .46
3. Motivation to participate 1520 3.81 1.11 .32
4. Information about illness/problem 1563 3.17 1.34 .47
5. Information about medication 1102 3.71 1.32 .46
6. Taken seriously by therapist 1571 3.87 1.36 .54
7. Effectiveness of one-on-one sessions 1572 3.39 1.35 .60
8. Effectiveness of family sessions 1509 3.44 1.30 .54
9. Taken seriously by caregivers 1576 3.47 1.38 .60
10. Taken seriously by teachers 1197 4.02 1.25 .41
11. Handling of confidential information 1572 4.03 1.25 .51
12. Information about coercive measures 1522 3.34 1.28 .57
13. Leave regulations (weekdays) 1539 3.09 1.46 .54
14. Food quality 1577 2.39 1.38 .31
15. Sanitary facilities 1574 3.18 1.41 .49
16. Privacy when parents visit me 1507 3.22 1.43 .54
17. Decoration of the ward 1575 2.88 1.42 .50
18. School offer 1431 3.52 1.32 .47
19. Had a say in selection of therapies 1523 3.02 1.33 .55
20. Had a say in decoration of my room 1500 3.06 1.39 .53
21. Information about treatment after stay 1538 3.52 1.26 .57
22. Athmosphere among adolescents 1576 3.60 1.31 .39
23. Privacy respected 1575 3.26 1.39 .62
24. Opportunities to be alone 1579 2.83 1.40 .50
25. Goals of treatment discussed 1573 3.25 1.32 .64
26. Expectations fulfilled 1569 3.49 1.17 .43
27. Would come back 1558 3.54 1.44 .41