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Table 2 Rotated (Varimax) SIQ-JR item factor loadings and communalities (h 2 )

From: Validation of the Chinese version of the Reynolds’ suicidal ideation questionnaire: psychometric properties and its short version

Item description Factor h2
  I II  
11. Wished were dead 0.86   0.82
13. Others happier if gone 0.81   0.75
12. Would solve problems 0.77   0.68
1. Better if not alive 0.76   0.62
2. Thoughts of killing self 0.75 0.41 0.73
3. Thoughts of method 0.74 0.46 0.76
14. Wished never been born 0.74   0.62
4. Thought of time 0.69 0.52 0.74
15. No one cared if alive 0.66   0.55
6. Thought of death 0.63 0.46 0.61
10. How others would feel 0.62 0.50 0.63
8. Writing will   0.85 0.76
7. Writing suicide note 0.42 0.77 0.78
5. Thought of people dying   0.70 0.54
9. Telling others 0.44 0.64 0.60
Eigenvalue 9.11 1.05  
Variance (%) 60.75 7.01 ∑ = 67.76
  1. Note. Absolute values less than 0.40 were suppressed. All item descriptions are paraphrased from actual scale.