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Table 4 Factor analysis matrix of TIC-n. data from 1282 care recipients in two municipalities

From: Measuring care of the elderly: psychometric testing and modification of the Time in Care instrument for measurement of care needs in nursing homes

   Factors   
  General Care Cognitive Care Medical Care Communalities
  Load Load Load  
A:7 Mobilization 0,836    0,733
A:5 Dressing/undressing 0,812    0,822
A:3 Washing lower body 0,783    0,807
A:4 Toilet visits 0,773    0,795
B:1 Wound treatment 0,709    0,529
A:6 Shower/bath 0,694    0,651
A:2 Washing upper body 0,693    0,785
B.5 Rehabilitation 0,690    0,653
A.1 Nutrition 0,633    0,677
B:3 Administration of drugs 0,567    0,597
B.4 Catheter/stoma 0,448    0,230
C:4 Anxiety   0,845   0,814
C.1 Orientation/sense of locality   0,784   0,768
C:5 Temper   0,689   0,429
C:2 Verbal communication   0,666   0,634
C:3 Confusion   0,651   0,814
A:8 Supervision/alarm   0,615   0,705
A:9 Social activities   0,551   0,606
B:4 Injection    0,98 0,967
% Variance explained 53,99 7,57 5,20 66,76
Cronbach's alpha 0,941 0,891   0,949
  1. Note. Factor analysis: principal component, varimax rotation.