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Table 4 Loadings and model fits (confirmatory factor analyses based on polychoric correlation matrix) by language groups

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

ItemEnglish (n = 596)French (n = 189)German (n = 106)Dutch (n = 51)Spanish (n = 223)Italian (n = 114)Portuguese (n = 99)
10.650.610.630.700.300.250.49
20.390.470.440.580.730.310.47
30.820.790.740.890.770.710.68
40.760.690.570.810.800.640.59
50.780.680.700.770.970.630.74
60.740.740.760.400.970.560.74
70.90.870.840.900.760.650.84
80.910.950.870.900.810.840.83
90.790.810.740.700.750.710.67
100.780.760.690.620.760.480.69
110.780.580.710.770.800.680.60
RMSEA0.0790.0740.0700.1100.1690.0750.087
CFI0.9850.9840.9820.9710.9700.9480.947
TLI0.9810.9800.9770.9640.9620.9340.933
WRMR0.9850.7190.6250.6641.8790.7780.719
Alpha ordinal0.9300.9200.9000.8900.9000.8100.880
  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 < 1.00; And acceptable GoF: RMSEA < 0.08, CFI > 0.95, TLI > 0.95.
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