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Table 2 Pairwise inter-item Spearman correlations (unweighted), by phase

From: The Self-Appraisal of Masking Instrument

  Proud Silly Judged Feared Fearful Item-rest correlation(a)
April, those who never masked ( N = 240)
 I felt proud 1.00      - .14
 I felt silly - .44 1.00     .56
 I felt judged - .04 .48 1.00    .51
 Others would fear me .01 .31 .47 1.00   .46
 I worried about aggression towards me .07 .20 .36 .41 1.00 .33
April, those who wore a mask ( N = 760)
 I felt proud 1.00      .07
 I felt silly - .12 1.00     .40
 I felt judged .08 .54 1.00    .64
 Others would fear me .08 .39 .53 1.00   .65
 Fearful of aggression towards me .13 .33 .47 .60 1.00 .60
September, those who wore a mask ( N = 964)
 I felt proud 1.00      - .06
 I felt silly - .32 1.00     .56
 I felt judged - .03 .45 1.00    .59
 Others would fear me .05 .40 .61 1.00   .58
 Fearful of aggression towards me .06 .33 .50 .59 1.00 .52
  1. aThe item-rest correlation is the Pearson correlation of each item with a scale created by adding together the standardized scores of the other four items