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Table 2 Scale Alpha, item means and factor loadings for dependent variable acceptance of selective contracting a

From: Acceptance of selective contracting: the role of trust in the health insurer

Item Cronbach’s alpha Mean Factor loadings
To what extent do you agree with your health insurer…    
… Only contracting specific hospitals? 0.96 2.85 0.83
… Only contracting specific general practitioners?   2.48 0.90
… Only contracting specific physiotherapists?   2.74 0.93
… Only contracting specific dentists?   2.62 0.94
… Only contracting specific pharmacies?   2.74 0.89
  1. aItems were measured using a seven point Likert-type scale ranging from completely disagree (1) to completely agree (7).