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Table 4 Factor loadings of DLQI-J items

From: Japanese version of the Dermatology Life Quality Index: validity and reliability in patients with acne

Item number Item content Loading on component 1
5 Social activities .863
3 Shopping/home .736
2 Embarrassment .717
7 Working or studying .668
10 Treatment difficulties .659
4 Clothes .649
8 Interpersonal problems .649
6 Sport .583
1 Itchy, sore, painful or stinging skin .485
9 Sexual difficulties .397
  Contribution 42.6%
  1. Results of principal components analysis (N = 197).