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Table 2 Initial factor analysis of all the 31 items related to the acute and rehabilitation phases

From: The family experiences of in-hospital care questionnaire in severe traumatic brain injury (FECQ-TBI): a validation study

  Factor loadingsa
Item 1:
Rehabilitation
Organization, cooperation, competence
2:
Acute
Organization and Information
3: Rehabilitation
Information and Involvement
4: Rehabilitation
Organization – stability
Re: Felt assure regarding necessary care and rehabilitation .92    
Re: Staff seemed professionally competent .88    
Re: Staff committed themselves to patient .83    
Re: Care and rehabilitation well planned .83    
Re: Thoughtfulness, care for the patient .81    
Re: Staff provided assistance with the patient .75    
Re: Fixed group nurses .69    
Re: Staff provided coordinated information .67    
Re: Staff collaboration .67    
Re: Adequate explanation about the purpose of the rehabilitative care .50    
Ac: Thoughtfulness, care for the patient   .87   
Ac: Staff gave understandable information   .85   
Ac: Staff collaboration   .83   
Ac: Staff professionally competent   .82   
Ac: Fixed group nurses   .81   
Ac: Information tests and examinations   .80   
Ac: Care and rehabilitation well planned   .79   
Ac: Staff took account of family situation   .71 .45  
Ac: Thoughtfulness, care for the relative   .71 .49  
Ac: Staff interested in your opinions   .63 .55  
Re: Thoughtfulness, care for the relative    .80  
Re: Informed what you could contribute with    .78  
Re: Staff took account of family situation    .77  
Re: Staff interested in your opinions    .75  
Re: Information about rights (vocational opportunities, pensions, insurance, support)    .62  
Re: Staff gave understandable information .45   .61  
Re: Information tests and examinations b    .38  
Re: Had a fixed rehabilitation contact-person     .73
Re: One doctor mainly responsible     .71
Ac: One doctor mainly responsible b   .58   .59
Re: Fixed group of other therapists     .53
  1. Ac Items related to the acute phase (intensive care unit or a surgical department)
  2. Re Items related to in-patient rehabilitation
  3. aFactor loadings < 0.4 are suppressed
  4. bItems in Italics was removed before the next factor analysis due to low or cross-loadings