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Table 3 The median, interquartile range, and the level of agreement of items in the second-round query

From: Developing a tool for measuring the disaster resilience of healthcare rescuers: a modified Delphi study

Domains Items Median Interquartile range Level of agreement
Optimism 1. I think that difficulties are everywhere during and after rescue work (R). 4.00 1.00 1.00
2. I tend to think that problems confronted before, during, and after deployment will be addressed. 4.00 1.00 1.00
3. I know that I will bounce back and get better no matter how the difficult the situation is, with helps from others. 4.00 1.00 1.00
4. I have a bright outlook for the future. 3.00* 2.00* 0.65*
Altruism 5. I have a desire to help the victims /survivors after disaster occurred. 4.00 0.75 1.00
6. I am honored to work in the frontline to offer my help to those who are affected by disaster. 4.00 0.75 1.00
7. My chance of being promoted should be increased if I offer to work in the disaster areas (R). 3.00* 2.00* 0.65*
8. I feel that it is a personal responsibility to help others after disaster. 3.50 1.00 0.95
9. More people can be saved when I work with all my heart at the disaster site. 3.00* 1.75* 0.75*
Preparations for disaster rescue 10. I (will) have special personnel life accident and organization liability insurance covered during deployment. 3.00* 2.75* 0.65*
11. I am certain of my family’s safety while I am deployed. 3.50 1.00 0.90
12. I have a good command of knowledge and skills for disaster rescue such as medical rescue skills, Psychological First Aid (PFA), and field survival skills. 4.00 0.00 1.00
13. I have no idea how a tent/field hospital is constructed (R) 3.00* 3.00* 0.55*
14. I feel unprepared physically for disaster rescue (R). 4.00 1.00 0.95
Social support 15. My family (will) provide me with strong support during and after mission. 4.00 0.75 1.00
16. Co-workers (will) help me overcome the challenges in the disaster site. 4.00 0.75 1.00
17. I have some close friends who will provide me with much encouragement. 4.00 1.00 0.95
18. My work unit (will) provide support with my family when I work in disaster site. 4.00 1.00 1.00
19. I have no one to count on if something bad would happen to me(R). 3.00* 2.75* 0.70*
Perceived control 20. How things (will) go during and after deployment depends on my own actions. 3.50 1.00 0.85
21. I can handle the situation at the disaster site. 4.00 1.00 1.00
22. I can remain a calm attitude during a disaster rescue. 4.00 1.00 1.00
Self-efficacy 23. I feel confident that my clinical skills (will be) are of good use for disaster work. 4.00 0.00 1.00
24. I can cope well with unexpected problems during a disaster rescue. 4.00 1.00 1.00
25. I believe in my capability during the rescue activity. 4.00 1.00 1.00
26. I can keep calm at the disaster site. 4.00 1.00 0.95
27. I am an excellent rescue worker. 4.00 1.00 1.00
Coping strategies 28. I always try to find a way to address the problems that I am confronted with for the duration of the disaster events. 4.00 0.75 0.95
29. When life is threatened, I lose my temper and blame others (R). 4.00 1.00 0.85
30. when I feel depressed during and after deployment, I (will) always express my feelings to friends. 3.50 1.00 0.85
31. When experiencing anxiety during or after a disaster, I (will) try to do something such as watch a movie/go fishing/have a cigarette to keep my mind occupied. 3.00* 2.00* 0.65*
Positive growth 32. I have gained insight about life from the rescue work. 4.00 0.00 1.00
33. I tend to see recue work as a challenge after deployment. 4.00 1.00 1.00
34. I find meaning from my deployment. 4.00 0.00 1.00
35. After returning from disaster deployment, I have a more harmonious family life. 4.00 1.00 1.00
36. My colleagues and I are like buddies after deployment. 3.00* 2.00* 0.70*
  1. Note: R reversed description; * = not meet the criteria of consensus