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Table 6 Exploratory factor-analysis based loadings with oblique geomin rotation at pre-assessment in the PCI group (n = 121)

From: Psychometric evaluation of the Coronary Revascularisation Outcome Questionnaire (CROQ) in Norwegian patients admitted to elective coronary angiography and possible percutaneous coronary intervention

CROQ items Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3 Factor 4
Symptoms     
Chest pain .762*    
Chest discomfort .697*    
Shortness of breath   .305*   
Angina radiates .623*    
Palpitations    .378*  
Frequency of use of nitroglycerin .576*    
Troubles with heart condition .716*    
Physical functioning     
Moderate activities .315* .495*   .449*
Lifting and carrying   .474*   .508*
Climbing several flight of stairs   .944*   
Climbing one flight of stairs   .944*   
Bending and kneeling   .598*   .366*
Walking about 1 km   .789*   
Walking about 100 M   .783*   
Bathing or dressing   .351*   .729*
Psychososial functioning     
Overprotective environment .342*    
Feeling like a burden    .542*  
Restriction of social activities    .494* .329*
Worried about going too far from home    .638*  
Worried about your heart condition    .650*  
Worried about overdoing    .586* − .333*
Worried about sudden attack    .496* − .614*
Frightened by pain    .553* .486*
Uncertain about future    .828* − .320*
Depressed   − .464* .973*  
Frustrated/impatient   − .308* .889*  
Enjoyment of life .323*   .744*  
Difficult to keep a positive outlook    .791*  
Difficult to plan ahead    .725*  
Cognitive functioning     
Difficulty reasoning and solving problems    .845*  
Forgetting things − .389*   .570*  
Difficulty concentrating    .732*  
  1. Factor loadings < .30 are omitted. * p < .05