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Table 5 Factor pattern matrices for samples based on the approximately symmetric distributions of WHODAS 2.0 summary scores for each country

From: Why sample selection matters in exploratory factor analysis: implications for the 12-item World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0

  China India Mexico Russian Federation South Africa Ghana
I II I II I II I II I II III I II III
Concentrating on doing something for 10 min .38 .37 .45 -.25 .43 -.30 .47 .31 .37 .24 -.11 .51 .15 .13
Learning a new task .06 .44 .18 -.50 .27 -.33 .32 .39 .33 .36 .10 .09 .38 .07
Standing for long periods .56 -.02 .68 .04 .68 .16 .66 -.08 .70 -.07 -.02 .00 .21 .70
Walking a long distance such as a kilometre .68 -.05 .65 .10 .65 .25 .72 -.11 .78 -.01 .11 -.06 .10 .84
Bathing/washing whole body .92 -.01 .78 -.06 .70 -.21 .86 .07 .02 .05 -.90 .88 .05 -.06
Getting dressed .85 .03 .79 -.04 .74 -.15 .89 .00 .03 .01 -.98 1.02 .05 -.15
Making or maintaining friendships .14 .80 .02 -.85 .00 -.90 .01 .89 .01 .87 -.05 -.04 .96 -.06
Dealing with strangers -.20 .80 -.08 -.89 .00 -.84 -.04 .90 -.05 .79 -.05 .01 .96 -.15
Taking care of household responsibilities .65 .06 .62 -.04 .69 -.09 .84 .00 .70 -.03 -.23 .33 .26 .48
Day to day work .87 -.05 .80 .14 .87 .09 .88 .01 .50 -.03 -.49 .39 -.06 .51
Joining in community activities .65 .18 .52 -.25 .58 -.22 .67 .11 .44 .22 -.27 .00 .46 .55
Emotionally affected by health condition .48 .12 .67 -.02 .59 .00 .57 .00 .54 .04 -.19 .44 -.07 .49
Correlations between factors I-II: .46 I-II: −.33 I-II: −.32 I-II: .27 I-II: .27
I-III: −.49
II-III: −.33
I-II: .38
I-III: .33
II-III: .15
  1. Note. Matrices were rotated using Geomin. Loadings ≥ .40 are bolded