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Table 3 Factor loadings for parallel principal component analysis with varimax rotation of help-seeking questionnaire

From: Immigration, acculturation, and preferred help-seeking sources for depression: comparison of five ethnic groups

  Traditional Informal Semiformal Formal
Leader in my ethnic community or from the same country as me .84 .09 .20 −.04
Elders in my community .80 .15 .12 −.01
Traditional healer .76 −.00 .14 .08
Other people in my ethnic community or from the same country as me .75 .13 .18 −.08
Religious leader (e.g., priest, rabbi, chaplain, mullah) .72 .15 .04 −.02
Alternative medicine (e.g., acupuncturist, homeopath) .60 −.04 .08 .26
Parents .18 .75 −.04 .01
Friends .04 .74 .14 .05
Intimate Partner (e.g., girlfriend, boyfriend, husband, wife) −.13 .72 −.01 .15
Other relative/Family member 32 .61 .09 .05
Telephone helplines .24 −.03 .75 .20
Internet forums .03 −.03 .79 .09
Work colleague .28 .36 .56 −.02
Psychiatrist/psychologist −.01 .04 .10 .85
Medical doctor/GP .11 .19 .13 .78
  1. Items loaded under the same factor in boldface