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Table 4 Constructs Measured in Survey Instrument

From: Factors influencing identification of and response to intimate partner violence: a survey of physicians and nurses

Construct # items Alpha* % Var. Explained Factor Loadings Mean (SD) Score Range
Preparedness 8 0.87 53.6% 0.78-.064 2.80 (0.50) 1.37–4.00
Self-confidence 7 0.79 45.2% 0.74-0.50 2.94 (0.42) 1.57–4.00
Practitioner lack of control 7 0.79 44.4% 0.75-0.57 3.24 (0.39) 1.57–4.00
Comfort following disclosure 2 0.77 81.3% 0.90 3.10 (0.51) 1.00–4.00
Professional supports 4 0.74 56.0% 0.82-0.66 2.55 (0.56) 1.00–4.00
Practice pressures 5 0.73 48.4% 0.73-0.60 2.98 (0.47) 1.60–4.00
Abuse inquiry 7 0.71 36.6% 0.68-0.49 2.88 (0.40) 2.00–4.00
Practitioner consequences of inquiry 3 0.59 55.0% 0.75-0.74 2.98 (0.48) 1.33–4.00
  1. Alpha*: Chronbach's Alpha; % Var. Explained: percent of total item variance explained by factor; SD: standard deviation