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Table 4 Exploratory factor analysis of the Participation Scale (n = 256)

From: Validation of two scales for measuring participation and perceived stigma in Chinese community-based rehabilitation programs

  Factor
1 2 3
4 Travel outside your neighborhood .879   
13 Visit public places .874   
12 Move around the house and village .735   
7 Socially active as peers .652   
6 Take part in social activities .630   
5 Take part in festivals .578   
14 Do household work .444   
18 Confident to learn and try new things   .889  
17 Comfortable meeting new people   .887  
8 Have same respect in the community   .691  
16 Help other people   .454  
10 Have opportunity to enter into /maintain long term relationship   .428  
15 Opinion count in family discussion   .420 .331
9 Have opportunity to take care of oneself and others   .387  
11 Visit other people in the community .336 .340  
1 Find job    .800
2 Work as hard as others    .751
3 Contribute to household economically    .555
  1. Note. Absolute values were blanked in the coefficient display when the factor loading was less than 0.30