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Table 3 Loadings and model fits (confirmatory factor analyses based on polychoric correlation matrix) for the PACIC English version, overall and by countries

From: Validation of the patient assessment of chronic illness care (PACIC) short form scale in heart transplant recipients: the international cross-sectional bright study

  Country
ItemWhole English-speaking sample (n = 596)USA (n = 337)Canada (n = 110)UK (n = 98)Australia (n = 51)
10.650.630.570.820.61
20.390.450.490.290.34
30.820.800.810.840.81
40.760.660.740.780.78
50.780.770.720.810.87
60.740.640.740.790.90
70.900.850.890.880.96
80.910.870.890.950.96
90.790.770.840.760.94
100.780.690.740.830.83
110.780.760.720.770.70
RMSEA0.0790.0920.0750.0220.087
CFI0.9850.9690.9840.9990.993
TLI0.9810.9620.9800.9990.991
WRMR0.9850.9870.6000.4780.531
Alpha ordinal0.9300.9200.9200.9300.920
  1. RMSEA Root Mean Square Error of Approximation, CFI Comparative Fit Index, TLI The Tucker Lewis index, WRMR Weighted Root Mean Square Residual. Good Goodness of fit (GoF): RMSEA < 0.05, CFI > 0.97; TLI > 0.97; WRMR < 0.100; And acceptable GoF: RMSEA < 0.08, CFI > 0.95, TLI > 0.95.
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