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Table 5 Measures of local fit for the “Modified CFA model” (N = 225)

From: Analyzing the effects of barriers to and facilitators of medication adherence among patients with cardiometabolic diseases: a structural equation modeling approach

   Item Indicator reliability t-value of factor loading Cronbachs α Factor reliability AVEc Cronbachs α
Thresholds for acceptable fitb    > .40 |C.R.|> 2, p < .05  > .70  > .60  > .50  > .70
2nd order factor 1st order factors Subfactors        
Physician–patient
relationship
Informedness/Trust   trust1 .78 _a .87 .95 .54 .93
info4 .54 11.52***     
info11 .50 11.05***     
info6 .46 10.46***     
info9 .43 10.11***     
info5 .43 10.06***     
info2 .40 9.74***     
   trust3 .38 9.39***     
Communication Communication: information comm2 .85 _a .90    
comm3 .76 19.04***     
comm1 .67 16.80***     
Communication: patient-centered comm5 .85 _a .87    
comm4 .72 15.11***     
Satisfaction medication   smed8 .61 _a .81    
  smed9 .60 11.45***     
  smed6 .52 10.59***     
  smed4 .41 9.29***     
  Insecurity   ins2 .88 _a   .89 .80 .89
ins3 .74 12.84***     
  Falsified patient information   fals3 .96 _a   .94 .80 .94
  fals4 .87 31.56***     
  fals2 .79 25.76***     
  fals1 .57 16.24***     
  Reservations Reservations res7 .67 _a   .80 .57 .80
  res4 .66 11.96***     
  res9 .40 9.28***     
Fear of side effects res3 .71 _a   .80 .67 .80
  res8 .64 9.48***     
  Individual decisions   ind4 .52 _a   .78 .55 .74
  ind8 .50 8.51***     
  ind1 .48 8.39***     
  Avoidance of drug side effects   ase1 .75 _a   .77 .63 .77
  ase2 .55 7.32***     
  Carelessness   carel2 .90 _a   .76 .62 .74
  carel1 .52 5.98***   
  Drug intake in public   dip1 .93 _a   .78 .65 .77
  dip2 .43 5.10**     
  1. aUnstandardized values were set equal to 1 to ensure identifiably
  2. bFor thresholds of acceptable and good fit, see Hair [50] and Kline[40]
  3. cAverage variance extracted
  4. ***p < 0.001