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Table 3 Factor loadingsa for a three-factor model (high loadings in bold)

From: Validation of the VEINES-QOL quality of life instrument in venous leg ulcers: repeatability and validity study embedded in a randomised clinical trial

Question Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3
1a 0.25 0.60 0.10
1b 0.28 0.69 0.07
1c 0.03 0.42 0.06
1d 0.03 0.60 0.15
1e 0.11 0.60 0.15
1f 0.17 0.61 0.15
1g 0.17 0.68 0.16
1h 0.06 0.37 0.31
1i 0.15 0.52 0.19
3 0.02 0.04 0.12
4a 0.77 0.20 −0.01
4b 0.80 0.22 0.02
4c 0.74 0.24 0.12
4d 0.59 0.35 0.07
5a 0.77 0.10 0.15
5b 0.81 0.07 0.23
5c 0.82 0.09 0.19
5d 0.81 0.12 0.16
6 0.64 0.32 0.33
7 0.37 0.56 0.18
8a 0.11 0.21 0.77
8b 0.38 0.39 0.55
8c 0.43 0.17 0.57
8d 0.16 0.16 0.65
8e 0.05 0.09 0.77
  1. aHigh factor loadings, e.g. >0.5, indicate that the question is an important component of the factor