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Table 2 Descriptive Characteristics and Factor Loadings of the MHC-SF Items

From: Evaluating the psychometric properties of the mental health continuum-short form (MHC-SF) in Dutch adolescents

In the past month, how often did you feel… Median Missing (%) Factor loadings (Model 3)
Emotional well-being Psychological well-being Social well-being
Emotional well-being
 1. Happy 4.00 0.3% .78   
 2. Interested in life 4.00 0.5% .72   
 3. Satisfied 4.00 0.3% .79   
Social well-being
 4. That you had something important to contribute to society 3.00 0.5%    .66
 5. That you belonged to a community (like a group of friends, at school or in the neighbourhood) 5.00 0.4%    .49
 6. That our society is becoming a better place for people 2.00 0.6%    .78
 7. That people are basically good 3.00 0.5%    .79
 8. That the way our society works makes sense to you 3.00 0.5%    .71
Psychological well-being
 9. That you liked most parts of your personality 4.00 0.6%   .78  
 10. Good at managing the responsibilities of your daily life 4.00 0.6%   .69  
 11. That you had warm and trusting relationships with others 4.00 0.8%   .62  
 12. That you have experiences that challenge you to grow and become a better person 3.00 0.9%   .47  
 13. Confident to think or express your own ideas and opinions 4.00 0.7%   .72  
 14. That your life has a sense of direction or meaning to it 4.00 0.8%   .75