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Table 3 Factor loads of baseline scores, follow-up scores and score differences (difference between baseline and follow-up scores)

From: Mental and psychosocial health and health related quality of life before and after cardiac rehabilitation: a prospective cohort study with comparison to specific population norms

  Baseline Follow-up Difference
Mental Funct. Pain Walking Coping Mental Funct. Pain Coping Mental Funct. Pain Social Coping
SF-36 physical functioning 0.05 0.58 0.68 − 0.10 0.25 0.80 − 0.14 0.11 0.83 0.04 − 0.02
SF-36 role physical 0.14 0.72 0.45 − 0.11 0.43 0.72 − 0.13 0.13 0.76 0.26 − 0.01
SF-36 bodily pain 0.03 0.80 0.06 0.08 0.26 0.67 0.32 − 0.25 0.71 0.05 0.32
SF-36 vitality 0.44 0.66 0.19 − 0.15 0.64 0.59 0.10 0.22 0.74 0.07 − 0.02
SF-36 social functioning 0.31 0.67 − 0.01 − 0.11 0.56 0.40 − 0.06 − 0.11 0.31 0.77 0.20
SF-36 role emotional 0.73 0.35 0.03 − 0.05 0.65 0.39 − 0.09 0.27 0.08 0.80 − 0.33
SCL-90R depression 0.85 0.31 0.03 − 0.02 0.90 0.21 0.01 0.68 0.16 0.46 0.09
SCL-90R anxiety 0.74 0.01 0.14 0.43 0.92 0.09 0.11 0.66 − 0.06 0.06 0.22
SCL-90R phobic anxiety 0.73 0.22 0.10 0.28 0.85 0.11 0.04 0.71 0.15 0.12 − 0.03
SCL-90R interpersonal sens 0.88 0.07 − 0.08 − 0.05 0.92 0.07 0.10 0.78 − 0.01 0.08 − 0.12
SCL-90R somatization 0.55 0.54 0.07 0.37 0.53 0.60 0.19 0.31 0.06 0.53 0.58
CSQ catastrophizing 0.67 0.06 0.39 − 0.22 0.65 0.33 0.20 0.52 0.18 − 0.26 0.16
CSQ control pain 0.03 − 0.10 − 0.01 0.85 0.08 0.02 0.94 0.25 − 0.08 0.01 0.69
6 Minute walking distance 0.07 0.07 0.89 0.09 − 0.09 0.57 0.04 − 0.11 0.14 − 0.07 0.59
Explained variance (%) 41.1 15.3 8.5 7.2 50.2 11.2 7.7 26.3 15.8 10.3 9.3
Total explained variance (%)     72.2    69.1     61.7
  1. SF-36 = Short Form 36; SCL-90R = symptom checklist-90 revised; CSQ = coping strategies questionnaire, 6MWD = six minute walking distance, Funct. = function, sens. = sensitivity; bold are factor loads ≥ 0.60