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Table 6 Standardized factor loadings of the two-factor models in sample 2, screened MCI patients, and the whole sample

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

Item Sample 2 Participants with screened MCI Whole sample
Depression Positive mood Depression Positive mood Depression Positive mood
2 0.727   0.640   0.674  
3 0.837   0.789   0.802  
4 0.832   0.734   0.820  
6 0.829   0.794   0.836  
8 0.814   0.807   0.815  
10 0.840   0.829   0.846  
11 0.832   0.830   0.826  
12 0.726   0.754   0.738  
13 0.790   0.822   0.804  
14 0.588   0.529   0.556  
16 0.827   0.853   0.848  
17 0.850   0.810   0.822  
18 0.859   0.816   0.847  
20 0.643   0.651   0.664  
22 0.805   0.760   0.792  
23 0.641   0.647   0.664  
24 0.860   0.841   0.849  
25 0.874   0.864   0.868  
26 0.661   0.673   0.682  
28 0.684   0.683   0.661  
1   0.658   0.718   0.687
5   0.810   0.759   0.811
7   0.884   0.840   0.866
9   0.894   0.874   0.888
15   0.764   0.717   0.792
19   0.827   0.817   0.825
21   0.900   0.882   0.885
27   0.863   0.819   0.828
29   0.820   0.755   0.783
30   0.817   0.748   0.797
Factor correlations 0.021 0.120 0.030