Table 4

Summary of treatment plan reliability

Process of Care DomainNumber of Variables in Each DomainKR-20 α
Total treatment plan250.622
Assessment100.770
Dental hygiene diagnosis30.506
Planning3−0.201
Planning2*0.143*
Implementation70.494
Evaluation20.078
  • Note: Alpha increased when variable “3 minimum appointments” was removed. The dental hygiene diagnosis domain includes question #25. Variables are shown in Table 5.

  • * Number of variables and alpha when the planning variable was removed.