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Table 7 29-item Major Life Changing Decisions Profile (MLCDP) varimax rotated matrix with items loading

From: The development and validation of the major life changing decision profile (MLCDP)

MLCDP Items Components
  1 2 3
Not to socialise .693   .215
Involved in community activities .683   .201
Not to take part in sports activities .632   .377
Take early retirement .548 .139 -.160
Travel or holidays abroad .535 .127  
Not to go swimming .534   .426
Wear different types/colour clothes/shoes .471   .344
Remain unemployed .454 .176 .126
Not to have a sexual relationship .446 .126 -.125
Change my smoking/drinking/alcohol habits .400   
Move my home .322 .272  
Wear make up .311 .103 .201
Seek fertility treatment   .672 .153
Not to marry or have a long term partner .235 .612 -.194
Move back to home area .190 .611 .148
Study near home -.167 .599 .214
Leave college/university education early   .558 .268
Divorce or separation from partner .308 .542 -.191
Move to another city   .510 .280
Change study subject -.129 .499 .393
Change plans for having children   .489 .197
Leave school education early .151 .467  
Select a job/career suitable for health    .725
Completely change job/career .143 .174 .648
Change choice of job/career .155 .181 .599
Flexible working hours   .156 .589
Shorter working hours   .133 .551
Give up job career after starting .398 .163 .446
Not to take promotion .129   .387
  1. Extraction Method: Principal Component Analysis. Rotation Method: Varimax with Kaiser Normalization.
  2. Rotation converged in 7 iterations.