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Table 1 Items and factor loadings for the of the Connor-Davison Resilience Scale (CD-RISC)

From: An in-depth psychometric analysis of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale: calibration with Rasch-Andrich model

Item Factor loading
1 Able to adapt to change. 0.573
2 Close and secure relationships. 0.503
3 Sometimes fate and God can help. ---
4 Can deal with whatever comes. 0.619
5 Past success gives confidence for new challenge. 0.583
6 See the humorous side of things. 0.581
7 Coping with stress strengthens. 0.466
8 Tend to bounce back after illness or hardship. 0.644
9 Things happen for a reason. 0.355
10 Best effort no matter what. 0.601
11 You can achieve your goals. 0.692
12 When things look hopeless, I don’t give up. 0.572
13 Know where to turn for help. 0.469
14 Under pressure, focus and think clearly. 0.469
15 Prefer to take the lead in problem solving. 0.618
16 Not easily discouraged by failure. 0.584
17 Think of self as strong person. 0.671
18 Make unpopular or difficult decisions. 0.621
19 Can handle unpleasant feelings. 0.625
20 Have to act on a hunch. 0.306
21 Strong sense of purpose. 0.627
22 In control of your life. 0.604
23 I like challenges. 0.674
24 You work to attain your goals. 0.663
25 Pride in your achievements. 0.629
  1. Items with factor loadings lower than .40 criterion retention are shown in bold. The items are abbreviated examples retrieved from Connor and Davison (2003) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/da.10113/pdf