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Table 4 Factor loadings for EFA without rotation in sample 1

From: Is geriatric depression scale a valid instrument to screen depression in Chinese community-dwelling elderly?

Item Depression Positive mood
18. Worry a lot about the past 0.668  
25. Frequently feel like crying 0.640  
6. Bothered by thoughts 0.639  
17. Feel pretty worthless the way 0.625  
10. Often feel helpless 0.623  
11. Often get restless and fidgety 0.622  
4. Often get bored 0.617  
24. Frequently get upset over little things 0.616  
8. Afraid something bad is going to happen 0.602  
22. Situation is hopeless 0.600  
16. Often feel downhearted and blue 0.595  
3. Feel life is empty 0.594  
13. Frequently worry about the future 0.583  
2. Drop many activities and interests 0.520  
12. Prefer to stay at home, rather than going out and doing new things 0.518  
26. Have trouble concentrating 0.481  
28. Prefer to avoid social gatherings 0.460  
20. Hard to get started on new projects 0.442  
23. Most people are better off 0.421  
14. Have more problems with memory than most 0.367  
21. Feel full of energy   0.779
9. Feel happy most of the time   0.766
27. Enjoy getting up in the morning   0.765
7. In good spirits most of the time   0.763
19. Find life very exciting   0.712
5. Hopeful about the future   0.708
29. Easy to make decisions   0.689
15. Wonderful to be alive now   0.684
30. Mind as clear as it used to be   0.652
1. Basically satisfied with life   0.438
Explained variance (%) 21.633 16.731