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Table 4 Study 2 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
30 I have the power & respect I deserve in my family. .873
13 My family respects me for who I am regardless of my age. .740
17 My opinions are highly respected in my family. .738
18 My morals, values & priorities are highly respected in my family. .734
47 My children have given me the same respect & care I gave my parents. .734
9 My children fully understand my social needs. .717
31 I have the power & respect I deserve in my community as an older person with experience & knowledge .696
34 Family traditions are highly respected in my family. .687
50 I feel very loved by my whole family. .682
8 My children fully understand my physical needs. .640
14 People in the community respect me for who I am regardless of my age. .622
21 My children & grandchildren care about me & how I feel. .612
10 My children fully understand my emotional needs. .612
4 I have gained more respect from others over the years. .586
22 My family looks to me in time of need for advice. .563
11 My children fully understand my financial needs. .557
33 I am satisfied with my life in my old age. .541
23 I do not feel valued by my family as a source of wisdom. .490
42 I feel that I have a lot to contribute to my family. .479
40 I am spending a lot of time enjoying myself with my grandchildren. .453
43 I feel that I have a lot to contribute to my community. .430
2 I am socially active with friends & in my community. .363
  1. Extraction Method: Principal Axis Factoring. One factor extracted. No rotation.