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Table 10 Best fit factorial model for WURSS-21

From: Validation of a short form Wisconsin Upper Respiratory Symptom Survey (WURSS-21)

Nasal  
Composite Reliability 0.922
AVE 0.578
Cronbach's α 0.912
Items in dimension Loading
Runny nose 0.618
Plugged nose 0.744
Sneezing 0.648
Cough 0.521
Head congestion 0.837
Chest congestion 0.854
Feel tired 0.467
Sleep well 0.848
Breathe easily 0.874
Throat  
Composite Reliability 0.903
AVE 0.725
Cronbach's α 0.881
Items in dimension Loading
Sore Throat 0.948
Scratchy Throat 0.903
Cough 0.285
Hoarseness 0.875
Activity and function  
Composite Reliability 0.972
AVE 0.821
Cronbach's α 0.961
Items in dimension Loading
Feel tired 0.422
Think clearly 0.820
Walk, climb stairs, exercise 0.903
Accomplish daily activities 0.975
Work outside of home 0.912
Work inside of home 0.969
Interact with others 0.927
Live your personal life 0.939
  1. AVE = Average Variance Extracted
  2. Loading = Standardized loading coefficient