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Table 1 Results of factor analysis*

From: Differentiated effects of social participation components on suicidal ideation across age groups in South Korea

  Rotated factor loadings and communalities
Items Factor 1 Factor 2 Communality
1. School reunion meetings 0.19 0.82 0.71
2. Sports and hobbies group 0.18 0.78 0.64
3. Hometown clubs (communities) 0.28 0.76 0.65
4. Family reunion 0.34 0.72 0.63
5. Religious involvement 0.24 0.45 0.26
6. Membership in not-for-profit organisations 0.75 0.36 0.69
7. Support for NGOs and arts 0.83 0.33 0.80
8. Educational board and committee meetings 0.89 0.26 0.85
9. Community meetings 0.75 0.18 0.60
10. Political party support 0.90 0.25 0.87
11. Membership in other organisations 0.70 0.30 0.59
Variance 4.23 3.07 7.29
Cronbach’s α 0.84 0.92  
  1. *All parameter estimates are standardised.
  2. Factor 1 – friendship network and hobby group.
  3. Factor 2 – instrumental social participation.
  4. Factor 3 – religious involvement.