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Table 1 Item Response Theory parameter estimates for the Japanese version of Acceptance and Action Diabetes Questionnaire

From: The reliability and validity for Japanese type 2 diabetes patients of the Japanese version of the acceptance and action diabetes questionnaire

Items Item parameter estimatesa
a b 1 b 2 b 3 b 4 b 5 b 6
1 I try to avoid reminders of my diabetes. 0.97 −2.86 −2.36 −1.87 −1.06 0.20 0.73
2 I have thoughts and feelings about being diabetic that are distressing.b −0.76 1.76 1.31 0.11 −0.93 −1.53 −2.32
3 I do not take care of my diabetes because it reminds me that I have diabetes. 1.00 −3.13 −2.65 − 2.37 −1.92 − 1.09 − 0.62
4 I eat things I shouldn’t eat when the urge to eat them is overwhelming. 0.87 −2.25 −1.65 −0.64 0.86 1.45 2.18
5 When I have an upsetting feeling or thought about my diabetes, I try to get rid of that feeling or thought. 0.98 −2.76 −2.50 −1.73 −0.68 0.54 1.09
6 I avoid taking or forget to take my medication because it reminds me that I have diabetes. 0.91 −3.68 −3.05 −2.73 −2.02 −1.22 −0.64
7 I avoid stress or try to get rid of it by eating what I know I shouldn’t eat. 1.03 −2.44 −1.81 − 1.27 −0.12 0.73 1.29
8 I often deny to myself what diabetes can do to my body. 1.14 −2.57 −2.11 −1.59 −0.87 0.08 0.66
9 I don’t exercise regularly because it reminds me that I have diabetes. 0.72 −3.41 −2.49 −1.88 −1.19 0.04 0.52
10 I avoid thinking about what diabetes can do to me. 0.89 −2.43 −1.60 −1.08 −0.41 0.61 1.05
11 I avoid thinking about diabetes because someone I knew died from diabetes. 0.88 −3.53 −2.65 −2.44 −1.83 −0.48 0.14
  1. aEach of the b parameters corresponds to a probability = 0.5 of choosing the response that is + 1 from the subscript. The a parameter is the slope at the location of all b parameters and corresponds to the item’s ability to discriminate between individuals of different trait levels.bAll items are reverse scored except Item 2