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Table 4 Factor loadings and measure of sampling adequacy of PACIC and 5A for one-factor-structure

From: Psychometric properties of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care measure (PACIC-5A) among patients with obesity

Items PACIC 5A
  Factor loadings KMO Factor loadings KMO
1 Asked for my ideas when we made a treatment plan 0.778 0.898 0.759 0.914
2 Given choices about treatment to think about 0.719 0.896 0.709 0.914
3 Asked to talk about any problems with my medicines or their effects. 0.562 0.905 0.564 0.923
4 Given a written list of things I should do to improve my health. 0.530 0.780 0.493 0.772
5 Satisfied that my care was well organized. 0.686 0.935   
6 Shown how what I did to take care of my illness influenced my condition. 0.642 0.913 0.618 0.932
7 Asked to talk about my goals in caring for my illness. 0.792 0.936 0.785 0.940
8 Helped to set specific goals to improve my eating or exercise. 0.759 0.931 0.753 0.912
9 Given a copy of my treatment plan. 0.550 0.834 0.536 0.838
10 Encouraged to go to a specific group or class to help me cope with my chronic illness. 0.501 0.886 0.489 0.814
11 Asked questions, either directly or on a survey, about my health habits. 0.492 0.873 0.503 0.823
12 Sure that my doctor or nurse thought about my values and my traditions when they recommended treatments to me. 0.829 0.966 0.847 0.954
13 Helped to make a treatment plan that I could do in my daily life. 0.757 0.902 0.749 0.900
14 Helped to plan ahead so I could take care of my illness even in hard times. 0.826 0.895 0.829 0.898
15 Asked how my chronic illness affects my life. 0.804 0.927 0.811 0.932
16 Contacted after a visit to see how things were going. 0.319 0.714 0.322 0.734
17 Encouraged to attend programs in the community that could help me. 0.540 0.871 0.522 0.837
18 Referred to a dietitian, health educator, or counselor. 0.577 0.761 0.562 0.776
19 Told how my visits with other types of doctors, like the rheumatologist or orthopedic surgeon, helped my treatment. 0.545 0.790 0.549 0.803
20 Asked how my visits with other doctors were going. 0.571 0.857 0.580 0.896
21 Asked what I would like to discuss about my illness at that visit.    0.806 0.951
22 Asked how my work, family, or social situation related to taking care of my illness.    0.684 0.894
23 Helped to make plans for how to get support from my friends, family or community.    0.701 0.895
24 Told how important the things I do to take care of my illness (e.g. exercise) were for my health.    0.771 0.942
25 Set a goal together with my team for what I could do to manage my condition.    0.797 0.908
26 Given a book or monitoring log in which to record the progress I am making.    0.508 0.900
  1. KMO Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin criterion, PACIC Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care