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Table 2 Factor loading matrix for competency among healthcare workers and reliability of the scale measurement for each item

From: A self-reported measurement scale on a potential component of competency in the healthcare staff engaged in the prevention and control of non-communicable disease in Fiji

 Factor 1Factor 2Factor 3Factor 4All  Good–Poor analysis
Cronbach’s α coefficient0.910.890.890.820.92Item–Total analysisaDifference between mean of Q1 and Q4 
Work typeWork managementMonitoring & evaluationCommunity partnershipCommunity diagnosisCommonalityCoefficientpapb
The current status of one’s own work is well understood0.8780.1190.1550.1390.8290.565< 0.00011.2< 0.0001
Daily outcomes of one’s own work are well understood.0.9060.1230.1510.1350.8760.578< 0.00011.2< 0.0001
Purpose and significance of one’s own work are well understood0.8930.0760.1870.1140.8500.554< 0.00011.1< 0.0001
One’s own schedule/plan is appropriately managed0.7210.063−0.0140.3650.6580.487< 0.00011.1< 0.0001
Opportunities to participate in the programs/activities are equally provided to the community residents0.1390.8400.2260.1810.8080.659< 0.00011.7< 0.0001
Opportunities to participate in the programs/activities are equally provided to the relevant stakeholders, organizations, and institutions in the community0.1210.7910.2860.1920.7590.662< 0.00011.6< 0.0001
Progress of the programs/activities is appropriately reported to the community residents0.1180.7870.2520.1900.7320.637< 0.00011.5< 0.0001
Social resource and organizations are developed for implementation of the programs/activities0.0170.7280.2540.2700.6680.597< 0.00011.4< 0.0001
The relevant stakeholders, organizations, and institutions in the community to be collaborated with are selected for implementation of the programs/activities.0.1170.3330.7580.1990.7380.653< 0.00011.5< 0.0001
Consensus on necessity of the programs/activities is obtained with the relevant sections of governmental offices0.2170.2890.7950.1960.8000.697< 0.00011.7< 0.0001
Consensus on necessity of the programs/activities is obtained with the community residents0.1140.2280.8090.2710.7930.659< 0.00011.4< 0.0001
Roles for the programs/activities are coordinated with the relevant stakeholders, organizations, and institutions in the community0.1560.4600.6530.2890.7470.739< 0.00011.6< 0.0001
Current health problems are analyzed using epidemiological methods0.2020.2250.1540.6120.4900.542< 0.00011.2< 0.0001
Priority health problems which the government should work on are clearly identified0.2290.1930.2170.7780.7420.654< 0.00011.5< 0.0001
Solutions for health problems are investigated with a long-term viewpoint0.0470.2090.2430.7520.6700.572< 0.00011.3< 0.0001
National policies based on which the programs/activities are implemented, are well understood0.2920.2040.2080.7420.7210.667< 0.00011.6< 0.0001
Factor contribution20.219.717.516.8     
Variance of factor3.2363.1502.8032.693     
  1. a: p: Pearson correlation coefficient; b: p: Student’s t-test