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Table 3 Standardized factor loadings of the modified four-dimensional measurement model for sample A, B, and the total sample

From: Validation of the WHOQOL-Bref: psychometric properties and normative data for the Norwegian general population

Scale Item Sample A Sample B Total sample
Physical Item 3 .535 .591 .564
  Item 4 .447 .476 .460
  Item 10 .847 .812 .829
  Item 15 .746 .840 .794
  Item 16 .656 .628 .643
  Item 17 .923 .941 .933
  Item 18 .881 .892 .885
Psychological Item 5 .771 .758 .762
  Item 6 .773 .763 .766
  Item 7 .735 .597 .667
  Item 11 .647 .555 .598
  Item 19 .896 .859 .877
  Item 26 .659 .705 .679
Social Item 20 .866 .720 .792
  Item 21 .591 .611 .605
  Item 22 .710 .681 .697
Environmental Item 8 .802 .760 .781
  Item 9 .628 .607 .619
  Item 12 .648 .606 .627
  Item 13 .652 .746 .699
  Item 14 .671 .713 .691
  Item 23 .715 .639 .677
  Item 24 .531 .543 .535
  Item 25 .527 .576 .555
  1. All loadings were statistically significant at p < .001