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Table 2 Loading of the variables in the factor analysis

From: Counsellors contact dementia caregivers - predictors of utilisation in a longitudinal study

Variables Factors
  1 2 3 4 5
Patient's age .200 .058 .712 -.281 -.142
Caregiver's age .022 .915 -.005 -.120 -.090
Patient's sex* .028 .429 -.179 -.044 .765
Caregiver's sex* -.107 .276 -.077 .149 -.810
Employed caregiver+ -.152 -.789 -.044 .213 .081
Relationship (caregiver to patient)#: Spouse Son/Daughter (-in-law) or Others .012 .879 -.238 .157 .213
Hours spent on ADLs (RUD) .767 .287 .129 .106 .215
Hours spent on IADLs (RUD) .560 .379 .215 .239 .202
Hours spent supervising patient activities (RUD) .700 .078 -.144 -.237 .038
Subjective burden (Burden Scale for Family Carers) .838 -.035 -.028 -.003 -.039
Functional independence (Barthel Index) -.731 -.059 -.337 -.292 -.168
Cognitive decline (MMST) -.593 -.092 -.043 -.410 .066
Instrumental activities of daily living (NOSGER subscale IADL) .770 -.023 .196 .196 .159
Disturbing behaviour (NOSGER subscale disturbing behaviour) .774 -.074 -.189 .056 -.213
Number of Comorbidities -.087 -.174 .818 .052 .057
Presence of psychiatric symptoms (depression, anxiety, delusion)+ -.004 -.056 -.210 .748 -.143
Presence of behavioural symptoms (aggression, roaming, insomnia, agitation)+ .315 -.128 .048 .637 -.013
  1. |Loading| ≥ .05 in bold type
  2. * 1 = male, 0 = female
  3. + 1 = yes, 0 = no
  4. # 1= spouse, 0 = Son/Daughter (-in-law)/Others