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Table 5 Factor loadings (with 95% CI) of revised BSEM model for the FFMQ-SF in Model 9

From: Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire—short form in cancer patients: a Bayesian structural equation modeling approach

Item no Observing Describing Act with awareness Nonjudging Nonreacting
7. Sensations .54* (.34–.74) .05 (− .14 to .22) − .03 (− .19 to .14) .01 (− .18 to .18) .12 (− .07 to .31)
10. Sound .88* (.69 to 1.09) − .10 (− .30 to .09) − .03 (− .22 to .16) .07 (− .13 to .28) − .09 (− .30 to .11)
14. Smell and aroma .83* (.65 to 1.02) .02 (− .17 to .21) .01 (− .17 to .20) .03 (− .17 to .22) − .10 (− .30 to .09)
17. Visual elements .60* (.40 to .80) .06 (− .13 to .24) .03 (− .14 to .19) − .06 (− .25 to .13) .14 (− .06 to .33)
1. Describe feelings − .12 (− .31 to .08) .96* (.78 to 1.17) − .03 (− .23 to .16) − .03 (− .23 to .17) − .06 (− .26 to .14)
3. Beliefs and opinions − .01 (− .19 to .17) .85* (.68 to 1.03) .01 (− .17 to .18) .01 (− .18 to .19) − .01 (− .20 to .18)
15. Terribly upset .09 (− .08 to .26) .41* (.21 to .61) .13 (− .02 to .29) .13 (− .05 to .30) .18 (− .01 to .37)
18. Experiences .09 (− .09 to .27) .70* (.50 to .89) − .03 (− .19 to .14) − .01 (− .18 to .18) − .02 (− .22 to .17)
2. Mind wanders off − .06 (− .24 to .12) .07 (− .11 to .25) .81* (.69 to .93) .12 (− .06 to .30) − .03 (− .22 to .16)
4. Daydreaming .05 (− .13 to .23) − .02 (− .21 to .16) .79* (.66 to .91) .03 (− .15 to .21) − .03 (− .22 to .17)
11. Easily distracted .12 (− .07 to .31) .06 (− .13 to .24) .75* (.61 to .89) − .22* (− .40 to − .03) .05 (− .14 to .25)
20. Not paying attention − .08 (− .26 to .10) − .04 (− .22 to .15) .76* (.63 to .89) .09 (− .09 to .27) − .03 (− .23 to .16)
5. Shouldn’t be feeling − .07 (− .25 to .11) − .10 (− .28 to .08) .47* (.28 to .63) − .11 (− .29 to .07) − .01 (− .19 to .19)
8. Make judgments .12 (− .06 to .30) .20* (.01 to .37) .04 (− .13 to .20) .38* (.16 to .63) .08 (− .13 to .28)
13. Shouldn’t be thinking .01 (− .22 to .23) − .10 (− .32 to .15) − .01 (− .23 to .21) .93* (.65 to 1.16) .05 (− .20 to .30)
16. Bad emotions .01 (− .18 to .20) .12 (− .07 to .31) − .07 (− .24 to .10) .48* (.24 to .75) .01 (− .21 to .22)
6. Step back − .01 (− .20 to .19) − .05 (− .25 to .13) − .04 (− .23 to .14) .01 (− .20 to .21) .70* (.45 to .95)
9. Pause immediately − .10 (− .29 to .10) .04 (− .16 to .23) − .05 (− .24 to .13) − .01 (− .22 to .19) .79* (.55 to 1.04)
12. Feel calm soon .01 (− .18 to .19) − .02 (− .21 to .16) .06 (− .12 to .22) .12 (− .10 to .31) .66* (.42 to .90)
19. Notice and let go .12 (− .07 to .31) .06 (− .14 to .25) .01 (− .16 to .18) .01 (− .21 to .20) .49* (.21 to .77)
  1. N = 127; Bolded loadings were freely estimated with diffuse priors and all remaining cross-loadings were estimated with informative priors N (0, 0.02)
  2. *p < 0.05