Table 5

Convergent validity of the CAQ and CASI

CASIStandard
CAQ-C total scale
(n=172)
0.62*Good
CAQ-C Fear
(n=170)
0.56*Good
CAQ-C Avoidance
(n=172)
0.39*Acceptable
CAQ-C Attention
(n=169)
0.46*Acceptable
  • Note:¬†different N values are due to different patterns of missing data and different number of outliers across the CAQ and the CASI.

  • Anxiety in children attending a specialist inherited cardiac arrhythmia clinics

  • *P<0.001.

  • CAQ,¬†Cardiac Anxiety Questionnaire; CASI, Childhood Anxiety Sensitivity Index.