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Table 3 CSES exploratory factor analysis

From: Development of a community’s self-efficacy scale for preventing social isolation among community-dwelling older people (Mimamori Scale)

  GEN
N = 3,484
CVOL
N = 859
Factor I Factor II Communality Factor I Factor II Communality
Community network
Q1 I can participate in the activities or volunteer work of my neighborhood association. 0.86 0.01 0.73 0.80 0.03 0.66
Q2 I can create an environment in which my neighbors can comfortably gather. 0.80 0.11 0.75 0.76 0.10 0.69
Q3 I can encourage nearby neighbors to come out to gatherings. 0.76 0.17 0.59 0.72 0.03 0.48
Q4 I can discuss my concerns about residents at neighborhood gatherings or community meetings held by local government. 0.68 0.15 0.62 0.62 0.16 0.54
Neighborhood watch
Q5 I can check in on elderly neighbors if I do not see them for a few days. 0.05 0.78 0.64 0.04 0.75 0.59
Q6 I can help older neighbors with grocery shopping, garbage disposal, and other chores. 0.05 0.77 0.60 0.04 0.68 0.43
Q7 I can check in on neighborhood households where there are no signs of activity there. 0.08 0.73 0.65 0.18 0.63 0.58
Q8 When I notice a person I do not know in the neighborhood, I can speak to them. 0.07 0.62 0.45 0.14 0.65 0.45
Contribution % 0.24 0.28 0.52 0.32 0.22 0.54
Cumulative contribution % 0.24 0.52 0.52 0.32 0.54 0.54