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Table 2 Exploratory factor analysis with a one-factor solution

From: Influence of perceived stress on prenatal depression in Surinamese women enrolled in the CCREOH study

Items Factor loadings
1 I have been able to laugh and see the funny side of things 0.491
2 I have looked forward with enjoyment to things 0.479
3 I have blamed myself unnecessarily when things went wrong 0.445
4 I have been anxious or worried for no good reason 0.516
5 I have felt scared or panicky for no very good reason 0.568
6 Things have been getting on top of me 0.580
7 I have been so unhappy that I have had difficulty sleeping 0.720
8 I have felt sad or miserable 0.677
9 I have been so unhappy that I have been crying 0.679
10 The thought of harming myself has occurred to me 0.433
Eigenvalue 3.800
% of variance 38.00
Cronbach α 0.813