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Table 3 Pattern and structure matrix coefficients for each item retained in exploratory factor analysis

From: Validation and psychometric properties of the commitment to hip protectors (C-HiP) index in long-term care providers of British Columbia, Canada: a cross-sectional survey

Item Pattern matrix Structure matrix
Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 1 Factor 2
Affective commitment subscale
AFF01 I believe in the value of hip protectors. .861 .058 .902 .656
AFF02 Hip protectors are necessary. .847 .015 .857 .602
AFF03 Hip protectors are needed. .825 .040 .853 .612
AFF04 Hip protectors serve an important purpose. .853 .063 .897 .655
Cognitive commitment subscale
COG01 I believe in the effectiveness of hip protectors. .933 −.025 .915 .622
COG02 I am convinced that, when worn, hip protectors help to protect my residents from injury. .908 −.035 .884 .595
COG03 I think that hip protectors work. .926 −.019 .913 .624
COG04 I think that hip protectors are useful. .898 .027 .917 .650
COG05 I am convinced that, when worn, hip protectors reduce risk for injury from falls. .891 −.030 .870 .588
Behavioural commitment subscale
BEH01 I am always willing to work with hip protectors. .202 .620 .633 .761
BEH02 I try to remain positive about hip protectors, even under challenging circumstances. .248 .488 .587 .660
BEH03 When it comes to hip protectors, I am willing to accept changes in the roles and responsibilities of my job. −.070 .760 .457 .711
BEH04 I am willing to put in a great deal of effort, above and beyond what is normally expected, to work with hip protectors. .137 .653 .589 .747
BEH05 I am willing to adjust the way I do my job, as required to use hip protectors. −.100 .935 .549 .866