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Table 2 Constituent items of the post-fistula repair reintegration instrument and lower and higher-order rotated factor loadings

From: Development and preliminary validation of a post-fistula repair reintegration instrument among Ugandan women

Lower-order factors Itema Rotated factor loading
Mobility and social engagement
ρ = 0.86
I am comfortable moving around my community. 0.8858
I am comfortable moving around my house. 0.7039
I freely engage in work that is necessary or important to me. 0.7033
I am able to make longer trips. 0.5427
I am satisfied with the role that I hold in my community. 0.5875
I am able to participate in social and religious activities as I want. 0.5153
I am satisfied with my capacity for work. 0.4432
I am satisfied with my capacity to meet my needs and the needs of any dependents. 0.3997
I am comfortable with myself in the company of others. 0.3460
Meeting family needs
ρ = 0.97
I have a role in my family which meets my needs. 0.9443
I have a role in my family which meets the needs of my family members. 0.8835
Comfort with relationships
ρ = 0.73
In general, I am comfortable with my personal relationships. 0.8012
In general, I am comfortable with my relationship with my husband/partner. 0.6647
In general, I am comfortable with my relationship with friends/other family members. 0.5071
In general, I am comfortable with my relationship with my children. 0.4152
General life satisfaction
ρ = 0.95
In general, I am satisfied with myself. 0.9630
In general, I am satisfied with my life. 0.9129
In general, I am satisfied with my health. 0.7597
Higher-order factor Lower-order factor Rotated factor loading
Reintegration Mobility and social engagement 0.6011
Meeting family needs 0.5607
Comfort with relationships 0.3550
General life satisfaction 0.4139
  1. aResponse choices for all items were: always, mostly, sometimes, rarely, not at all