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Table 3 Results of the exploratory factor analysis on data from the Burkina Faso 2003 DHS

From: Measuring women's perceived ability to overcome barriers to healthcare seeking in Burkina Faso

  1-factor solution* 2-factor solution* 3-factor solution*
  loading (residual variance) loading (residual variance) loading (residual variance)
  1   1 2   1 2 3  
Items          
Distance to
health services
0.896 (0.197) -0.017 0.967 (0.083) 0.987 -0.025 -0.002 (0.044)
Having to take
transportation
0.876 (0.233) 0.027 0.883 (0.194) 0.859 0.039 0.022 (0.214)
Getting
permission to go
0.797 (0.364) 0.973 -0.011 (0.064) -0.011 0.778 0.453 (0.059)
Getting money
for treatment
0.626 (0.608) 0.531 0.21 (0.553) 0.346 0.592 -0.006 (0.396)
Having a
female health worker
0.59 (0.652) 0.315 0.371 (0.637) -0.013 -0.122 0.840 (0.332)
Going alone 0.672 (0.548) 0.379 0.403 (0.528) 0.063 0.006 0.798 (0.297)
Knowing where to go 0.784 (0.386) 0.688 0.203 (0.335) 0.090 0.471 0.509 (0.329)
Interfactor correlations          
   2 with 1    0.543    0.339    
   3 with 1       0.609    
   3 with 2        0.202   
Model fit
indices
         
Chi-square
model (df)
732.428 (14) 370.129 (8) 4.899 (3)
p-value < 0.001 < 0.001 0.179
CFI 0.939 0.969 1.000
TLI 0.909 0.920 0.999
RMSEA 0.119 0.112 0.013
  1. df: degrees of freedom; CFI: comparative fit index (fit if > 0.96); TLI: Tucker-Lewis Index (fit if > 0.96); RMSEA: root mean square error of approximation (fit if ≤ 0.08)
  2. *sampling weights were applied, and the results take into account the hierarchical structure of the data