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Table 5 Means, standard deviations, internal-consistency reliability, and correlations of the DASS-21 and DASS-17 scores with stigma variables

From: Factor structure of the depression anxiety stress Scale-21 (DASS-21): Unidimensionality of the Arabic version among Egyptian drug users

Variables DASS-21 DASS-17
Mean (SD) 26.7 (12.5) 21.6 (11)
Range of item-total correlations 0.304–0.661 0.400–0.695
Mean inter-item correlation 0.249 0.283
Range of α if item deleted 0.876–0.885 0.869–0.880
Coefficient α 0.883 0.881
Correlations with SSAD subscales   
 Stereotype awareness −.007 .125
 Stereotype agreement .143 .172*
 Stereotype self-occurrence .417** .495**
 Shame .462** .465**
  1. DASS Depression Anxiety Stress Scale, SSAD Self-stigma of Alcohol Dependence Scale, *p ≤ .05, **p ≤ .000