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Table 5 Exploratory factor analysis of the EMIC (n = 245)

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

  Factor
1 2
5 Have less respect for you because of your problems .762  
7 The others avoid you .760  
9 The colleagues and neighbors think less of your family .740  
8 Some people refuse to visit you .731  
4 Feel ashamed or embarrassed .684  
12 makes it difficult for family members to get married .672  
6 The contact might have bad effects on others .672  
15 People think that you also have other health problems .654  
10 Cause problems for the children .648  
14 Stay away from work or social groups .626  
3 Reduce the pride or self-respect .608  
11 Problem in getting married and marriage .588  
13 asked to stay away from social groups .576  
1 Keep people from knowing about the disability   .681
2 Discuss the problem with others   .566
  1. Notes. Absolute values were blanked in the coefficient display when the factor loading was less than 0.30