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Table 3 Exploratory factor analysis (maximum likelihood with varimax rotation) of the empowerment scale for the two groups

From: The construct validity and reliability of the Turkish version of Spreitzer's psychological empowerment scale

  Nurses Physicians
  FI FII FIII FIV FI FII FIII FIV
Me1 0.820 0.241 0.012 -0.020 0.886 0.199 0.165 0.116
Me2 0.833 0.280 0.150 0.102 0.882 0.070 0.174 0.041
Me3 0.866 0.208 0.197 0.068 0.876 0.233 0.100 0.105
Co1 0.311 0.869 0.015 0.024 0.221 0.859 0.172 0.193
Co2 0.228 0.859 0.067 0.025 0.173 0.893 0.140 0.213
Co3 0.180 0.879 0.049 0.038 0.126 0.859 0.203 0.134
Se1 0.178 0.052 0.801 0.251 0.070 0.167 0.860 0.198
Se2 0.051 0.101 0.880 0.102 0.196 0.389 0.693 0.127
Se3 0.143 -0.052 0.690 0.485 0.231 0.072 0.878 0.176
Im1 0.032 0.012 0.225 0.851 0.093 0.315 0.086 0.870
Im2 0.014 0.059 0.149 0.940 0.094 0.143 0.197 0.923
Im3 0.071 0.034 0.199 0.933 0.083 0.097 0.216 0.920
Eigenvalues 2.36 2.47 2.07 2.80 2.55 2.67 2.24 2.67
% of explained variance 19.66 20.55 17.28 23.37 21.21 22.38 18.67 22.23
Cumulative % of explained variance     80.86     84.49
  1. Me: Meaning; Co: Competence; Se: Self-determination; Im: Impact.
  2. Note: Factor loadings for items that define a given factor are written in boldface. Factor loadings of items that do not define a given factor but are above 0.30 are typed in italics.