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Table 3 Study 1 Factor Loading

From: The validation of a new measure quantifying the social quality of life of ethnically diverse older women: two cross-sectional studies

Item
#
Item Content Factor 1
09 My children fully understand my social needs. .805
21 My children & grandchildren care about me & how I feel. .794
08 My children fully understand my physical needs. .768
30 I have the power & respect I deserve in my family. .764
50 I feel very loved by my whole family. .748
13 My family respects me for who I am regardless of my age. .748
17 My opinions are highly respected in my family. .747
18 My morals, values & priorities are highly respected in my family. .729
47 My children have given me the same respect & care I gave my parents. .713
10 My children fully understand my emotional needs. .710
40 I am spending a lot of time enjoying myself with my grandchildren. .705
11 My children fully understand my financial needs. .661
22 My family looks to me in time of need for advice. .653
33 I am satisfied with my life in my old age. .584
42 I feel that I have a lot to contribute to my family. .584
34 Family traditions are highly respected in my family. .555
23 I do not feel valued by my family as a source of wisdom. .466
31 I have the power & respect I deserve in my community as an older person with experience & knowledge. .463
14 People in the community respect me for who I am regardless of my age. .448
43 I feel that I have a lot to contribute to my community. .447
02 I am socially active with friends & in my community. .379
04 I have gained more respect from others over the years. .379
  1. Extraction Method: Principal Axis Factoring. One factor extracted. No rotation.