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Table 11 Intraclass Correlation Coefficients for the subjective Bernese Pain Scale for Neonates-items calculated with two-way random-effects, absolute agreement models

From: The influence of gestational age in the psychometric testing of the Bernese Pain Scale for Neonates

  Extremely Preterm Neonates Very Preterm Neonates Moderate to Late Preterm Neonates Full-term Neonates
  Heel Stick Phases t1-t5 Range (Median) Heel Stick Phases t1-t5 Range (Median) Heel Stick Phases t1-t5 Range (Median) Heel Stick Phases t1-t5 Range
Sleeping
 N 41–47 32–44 20–34 14–20
 Single measures 0.175–0.310 (0.260) 0.145–0.356 (0.198) 0.090–0.289 (0.160) 0.155–0.225
 Average measures 0.515–0.692 (0.637) 0.459–0.734 (0.553) 0.330–0.670 (0.487) 0.478–0.592
Crying
 N 40–47 33–44 21–35 14–20
 Single measures 0.622–0.794 (0.701) 0.538–0.786 (0.716) 0.564–0.783 (0.702) 0.619–0.680
 Average measures 0.892–0.951 (0.921) 0.854–0.948 (0.926) 0.866–0.948 (0.922) 0.890–0.914
Consolation
 N 40–47 33–44 21–35 14–20
 Single measures 0.227–0.281 (0.257) 0.216–0.565 (0.390) 0.374–0.598 (0.469) 0.389–0.684
 Average measures 0.595–0.661 (0.634) 0.579–0.866 (0.761) 0.749–0.881 (0.815) 0.761–0.915
Skin colour
 N 41–48 34–44 21–36 13–19
 Single measures 0.010–0.058 (0.051) 0.002–0.104 (0.062) 0.057–0.166 (0.069) 0.071–0.080
 Average measures 0.049–0.236 (0.211) 0.011–0.367 (0.248) 0.230–0.498 (0.271) 0.276–0.302
Facial expression
 N 41–46 31–40 20–34 13–19
 Single measures 0.392–0.514 (0.436) 0.498–0.698 (0.526) 0.438–0.748 (0.601) 0.616–0.817
 Average measures 0.763–0.841 (0.794) 0.832–0.921 (0.847) 0.796–0.937 (0.883) 0.889–0.957
Posture
 N 42–48 34–44 21–35 14–20
 Single measures 0.333–0.479 (0.420) 0.369–0.501 (0.472) 0.286–0.685 (0.519) 0.576–0.795
 Average measures 0.714–0.821 (0.783) 0.745–0.834 (0.817) 0.667–0.916 (0.839) 0.872–0.951
Breathing
 N 36–41 29–37 17–35 9–14
 Single measures 0.019–0.378 (0.287) 0.313–0.507 (0.371) 0.158–0.419 (0.314) 0.171–0.317
 Average measures 0.090–0.752 (0.669) 0.695–0.837 (0746) 0.485–0.783 (0.696) 0.508–0.699
Breathing Raw Scores
 N 39–45 32–40 19–35 11–14
 Single measures 0.508–0.680 (0.618) 0.530–0.637 (0.587) 0.655–0.780 (0.681) 0.558–0.664
 Average measures 0.838–0.914 (0.890) 0.850–0.898 (0.876) 0.905–0.947 (0.914) 0.863–0.908
  1. Note. N = Number of observations per measurement point