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Table 6 Factor analysis

From: Evaluation of the reliability and validity of the Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (ECOHIS) questionnaire translated into Malagasy

Item N° Item Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3
   Child oral health: function and socio- environmental impact Family emotional and social impact Social Well-being
1 Pain .745   
2 Drinking hot/cold .679   
3 Eating some foods .605   
4 Difficulty pronouncing    .799
5 Missed preschool .773   
6 Trouble sleeping .740   
7 Irritable, frustrated .767   
8 Avoid smiling    .658
9 Avoid talking .591   
10 Been upset   .702  
11 Felt guilty   .775  
12 Taken time   .691  
13 Financial impact    .596
% variance explained (total = 65.216%)   46.524 10.789 7.903
  1. Varimax rotation with Kaiser normalisation; extraction method: analysis of principal components