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Table 5 Correlations and internal consistencies of the various dimensions in the entire sample (first correlation, n = 372) and the subsample of IBS patients (second correlation, n = 65)

From: Design and validation of a German version of the GSRS-IBS - an analysis of its psychometric quality and factorial structure

  1 2 3 4 5
Bloating (1) .93/.90 .01/.05 .13*/.32* −.01/.07 .04/.25*
Diarrhoea (2)   .89/.92 .37**/−.11 .58**/.31* .64**/.36**
Constipation (3)    .85/.82 .63**/.22 .82**/.64**
Pain and feeling of tension (4)     .84/.72 .91**/−.75**
RDF total (5)      .92./.77
  1. The diagonal contains internal consistencies of each subscale, first for the entire sample and second for the IBS subsample
  2. IBS irritable bowel syndrome, RDF Reizdarm-Fragebogen
  3. *p < .05
  4. **p < .01