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Table 3 Factor loadings from exploratory factor analysis with 2 factors for dumping syndrome itemsa

From: Patient-reported outcome domains for the esophageal CONDUIT report card: a prospective trial to establish domains

Item Stem Factor 1b Factor 2b
Shock 0.05 0.35
Fainting Not applicablec Not applicablec
Breathlessness − 0.28 0.96
Weakness −0.01 0.85
Sleepiness 0.15 0.66
Rapidly beating heart 0.01 0.42
Restlessness 0.06 0.55
Headaches 0.08 0.39
Sweating 0.35 0.33
Nausea 0.36 0.07
Abdominal fullness 0.83 0.00
Rumbling sound from stomach 0.79 −0.05
Belching 0.47 −0.02
Vomiting 0.21 0.04
Diarrhea 0.90 −0.17
Frequency of above symptoms 0.77 0.01
Symptoms with each meal 0.51 −0.15
  1. aPilot items from CONDUIT Report Card; Item stems are abbreviated. ©2018 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; all rights reserved
  2. bFactor loadings > 0.30 are considered salient and are shown in bold type
  3. cThe “fainting, loss of consciousness, passing out” item was removed from analysis because no variability was observed in the answer among the sample