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Table 4 Component matrix

From: Patients’ perceptions of healthcare professionalism—a Romanian experience

Component Matrixa
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21. You cannot sleep 0.97   
26. You see your family and friends only for short periods of time 0.97   
20. You are disturbed by nurses/doctors when sleeping 0.97   
23. You are experiencing pain 0.96   
22. The light is on all the time 0.95   
16. You hear the sounds and alarms from medical devices and they bother you 0.95   
17. The doctors and nurses talk too loudly (noise in the department) 0.95   
11. You do not know how long you will be staying in intensive care 0.91   
12. You are restricted by tubes or perfusions 0.85   
8. The temperature in the room you are hospitalized in is too low or too high −0.82   
7. The medical staff uses words you do not understand −0.80   
24. You have no privacy 0.77   
9. You are disturbed by the reactions of the patients around you −0.77   
19. You feel disoriented 0.73   
15. You feel that nurses focus more on the devices than on you 0.73   
18. You have tubes in your nose or mouth 0.72   
28. You are afraid of death 0.71   
27. You cannot communicate 0.71   
25. You hear people talking about you 0.68   
29. You are afraid of transmissible diseases 0.63   
30. Your consent for treatment was not obtained −0.50   
4. You are aware of the smells around you   0.62  
5. You are in a mixed ward (men and women)   0.66  
6. You are seen as an object   0.59  
13. You are thirsty or hungry   0.48  
1. The procedures and treatments applied are not explained to you    0.40
3. You do not know when you are scheduled for certain procedures    0.75
2. Previously unknown members of the medical staff do not introduce themselves to patients    0.68
  1. Extraction method: principal components analysis
  2. aThree components extracted