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Table 6 Promax Rotated Factor Loadings for PedsQL™ Family Impact Module

From: A psychometric evaluation of the PedsQL™ Family Impact Module in parents of children with sickle cell disease

   Factor
  Item I II III IV V
Physical Functioning ...tired during day 0.075 -0.035 0.932 0.061 -0.116
  ...tired in the morning 0.014 -0.039 0.942 0.000 -0.018
  ...too tired to do things I like -0.025 0.078 0.925 0.010 -0.034
  ...get headaches -0.018 -0.199 0.689 -0.036 0.388
  ...feel physically weak -0.089 0.097 0.837 0.210 -0.092
  ...feel sick to my stomach -0.126 -0.087 0.504 0.405 0.169
Emotional Functioning ...feel anxious -0.131 0.076 0.306 0.429 0.207
  ...feel sad -0.048 0.057 -0.131 0.244 0.806
  ...feel angry -0.043 -0.125 0.074 0.381 0.677
  ...feel frustrated 0.415 -0.140 0.183 -0.002 0.495
  ...feel helpless or hopeless 0.189 0.110 -0.035 -0.036 0.752
Social Functioning ...feel isolated from others 0.149 0.117 0.191 -0.016 0.555
  ...trouble getting support from others 0.176 0.188 0.072 0.029 0.544
  ...hard to find time for social activities 0.138 0.150 0.402 0.011 0.361
  ...enough energy for social activities -0.006 0.246 0.387 0.192 0.256
Cognitive Functioning ...hard to keep my attention on things 0.081 0.200 0.192 0.635 -0.083
  ...hard to remember what people tell me 0.092 -0.006 0.127 0.825 0.009
  ...hard to remember what I just heard 0.214 0.012 0.026 0.782 0.049
  ...hard to think quickly 0.073 0.185 -0.095 0.753 0.124
  ...trouble remembering what I was just thinking 0.201 -0.087 0.070 0.676 0.128
Worry ...whether child's medical treatments are working -0.126 0.850 0.013 0.041 0.179
  ...side effects of my child's medications -0.120 0.886 -0.060 0.205 0.018
  ...how others will react to my child's condition 0.051 0.854 -0.108 0.285 -0.130
  ...my child's illness affects other family members 0.121 0.767 0.036 -0.060 0.039
  ...about my child's future 0.005 0.869 -0.002 -0.162 0.102
Communication ...feel others don't understand my families situation -0.027 0.389 -0.047 -0.073 0.666
  ...hard to talk about my child's health -0.107 0.528 -0.047 0.145 0.434
  ...hard to tell doctors and nurses how I feel 0.167 0.305 -0.021 0.249 0.339
Family Relationships ...lack of communication between family members 0.848 -0.031 -0.044 0.064 0.099
  ...conflicts between family members 0.911 -0.027 0.019 0.065 -0.059
  ...difficulty making decisions together as a family 0.890 0.042 -0.045 0.103 -0.013
  ...difficulty solving family problems together 0.904 0.103 -0.048 0.077 -0.016
  ...stress or tension between family members 0.930 -0.188 -0.109 0.138 0.144
Daily Activities ...family activities take more time and effort 0.450 0.512 0.247 -0.046 -0.174
  ...difficulty finding time to finish household tasks 0.490 0.330 0.301 -0.187 0.085
  ...feeling too tired to finish household tasks 0.406 0.372 0.219 -0.085 0.131
  1. Total Variance Explained = 78.2%
  2. Highlighted cells denote factor loadings > 0.50
  3. Results based on n = 139 with complete responses to all items