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Table 5 Obliquely rotated component loadings for 37 items*

From: Quality of physical therapy from a patient’s perspective; factor analysis on web-based survey data revealed three dimensions on patient experiences with physical therapy

Dimension Item no. and description Component
   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
1 1. Appropriate treatment time 0.52             
3, 7 & 10 2. Fit between the actual and expected intervention period 0.48             
3 3. Tried to understand my problem 0.44             
3 4. Informed about course of disease 0.63             
3 5. Explained daily exercises 0.60             
3 6. Advised on daily life 0.64             
3 7. Open attitude to questions 0.40             
3 8. Clear explanations 0.43             
3 9. Clear intervention 0.53             
4 10. Empathy 0.43             
4 11. Attentive listening 0.57             
4 12. Taken seriously 0.47             
4 13. Taking into account specific needs 0.60             
4 14. Working together to reach intervention goals 0.58             
4 15. Feeling at ease 0.50   −0.43           
6 16. Monitoring the accuracy of the exercises at home 0.55   0.51           
6 17. Monitoring the adherence to the advice given 0.60   0.50           
1 18. Access by phone          0.43     
1 & 10 19. Free choice therapist         0.40      
1 20. Waiting time in practice             0.66  
1 & 10 21. Appropriate expertise     0.44          
1 22. Accessibility practice      0.42         
2 23. Comfort exercise room   0.51            
2 24. Comfort waiting room           −0.64    
2 25. Comfortable chairs in waiting room      0.57         
5 26. Treatment by more than one therapist            0.49   
3 27. Informed about intervention period   −0.44            
5 28. Consistency of information     0.41          
  1. *Only loadings >0.4; Bold items are discarded as they load above 0.4 on more than one component.