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Table 4 Factor model parameter estimates from partial strict model across sexa

From: Evidence for measurement bias of the short form health survey based on sex and metropolitan influence zone in a secondary care population

 Factor Loadings  
ItemPhysicalMentalUnique VariancesLatent Intercepts
1. General health1.000b0.2040.4533.430
2. Current health limits moderate activities0.804 0.2502.555
3. Climbing stairs0.830 0.2932.450
4. Accomplishing less1.1570.4840.5484.017
5. Health limits kinds of activities1.4460.2980.4274.167
6. Emotional problems accomplishing less 1.000b0.3974.305
7. Emotional problems being less careful 0.9020.2424.520
8. Pain interferes with work1.342 0.4784.218
9. Feeling calm 0.5050.4913.669
10. Feeling energetic0.5880.3610.499Male: 3.628
Female: 3.453
11. Feeling depressed 0.5740.666Male = 4.011
Female = 4.178
12. Social activities0.5280.5790.4494.468
  1. aAll parameters reported in unstandardized form
  2. bParameter fixed to 1 for identification