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Table 4 Ordered item locations, fit residuals and probabilities for the social competence scale

From: The Early Development Instrument: an evaluation of its five domains using Rasch analysis

Item Item description Location SE Fit residual Chi square Probability
19 play with new toy −1.50 0.09 0.55 27.84 0.001
20 play a new game −1.29 0.08 −0.90 19.38 0.013
9 respect for adults −1.08 0.08 −4.11 30.39 0.000
16 takes care of school materials −0.85 0.08 −4.63 34.62 0.000
6 respects others property −0.82 0.08 −3.71 25.42 0.001
21 play with new book −0.82 0.08 0.46 18.29 0.019
23 follow one-step instructions −0.78 0.07 −4.11 23.09 0.003
10 respect for children −0.72 0.07 −2.86 19.03 0.015
5 follow rules and instructions −0.29 0.07 −6.36 43.16 0.000
18 curious about world −0.19 0.07 2.35 25.37 0.001
3 plays and works with other −0.11 0.07 −5.33 34.16 0.000
25 adjust to change in routines −0.05 0.07 −0.97 7.80 0.453
13 follows directions 0.05 0.07 −7.85 62.29 0.000
7 self-control 0.11 0.07 −3.86 15.66 0.047
4 play with various children 0.34 0.06 0.27 10.90 0.207
24 follow class routines 0.37 0.06 −3.42 17.56 0.025
11 responsibility for actions 0.39 0.06 −2.01 10.41 0.237
15 works independently 0.56 0.06 −3.18 12.53 0.129
22 solve day-to-day problems 0.59 0.06 −0.77 8.46 0.390
26 tolerance of mistakes 0.60 0.06 7.63 89.84 0.000
8 self-confidence 0.71 0.06 5.78 58.82 0.000
17 works neatly 0.76 0.06 1.48 8.90 0.351
14 completes work on time 0.87 0.06 1.56 12.76 0.121
2 get along with peers 0.92 0.06 −0.69 11.69 0.165
12 listens attentively 0.96 0.06 −3.71 22.14 0.005
1 overall social/emotional dev 1.26 0.06 0.43 8.03 0.431