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Table 4 Exploratory factor analysis of the 5 items of the Satisfaction with Life Scale in the studied population

From: Psychometric properties of the Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS): secondary analysis of the Mexican Health and Aging Study

Item Factor I
1 For most things, my life is close to my ideal 0.67
2 The conditions of my life are excellent 0.76
3 I am satisfied with my life 0.83
4 So far, I have gotten the things that are important to me in life 0.78
5 If I were born again, I would change almost nothing in my life 0.61
Characteristic value (eigenvalue) 2.17
Percentage of explained variance 54.25%
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