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Table 3 Survey item, number of respondents, distribution of responses, reasons for exclusion (if excluded from final measure)

From: Development of a scale to measure expected concussion reporting behavior

ICR Survey Item Number of respondents Distribution of responses (%) Mean (SD) Reasons for Exclusion
Question stem: If I felt dizzy after a bump or hit to the head, I would tell my coach right away… Never (%) Rarely (%) Sometimes (%) Often (%) Always (%) Missing (%)
1. …even if the team was counting on me to play 282 7 9 23 25 32 3 2.68 (1.24) (Retained)
2. …even during a championship game 281 8 16 24 22 27 4 2.44 (1.28) Conceptual overlap with #1; r = 0.81
3. …even if I really wanted to keep playing 276 6 13 25 24 27 6 2.54 (1.22) (Retained)
4. …even if it was a close game 280 9 14 21 25 28 4 2.52 (1.29) (Retained)
5. …even if my parent/guardian said I'm fine to play 277 8 16 20 21 31 5 2.52 (1.33) Not central to the construct (more normative)
6. …even if my team will be down a player 279 13 19 22 16 26 5 2.26 (1.39) (Retained)