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Table 4 Standardized factor loadings from confirmatory factor analysis for the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CESD-R)

From: Validation of depressive symptoms, social support, and minority stress scales among gay, bisexual, and other men who have with men (GBMSM) in Nigeria, Africa: a mixed methods approach

Item 1 Factor
  Depression (α = 0.93)
1. I could not change my bad mooda 0.665
2. I felt depressed 0.710
3. I felt sad 0.656
4. Nothing made me happy 0.709
5. I lost interest in my daily activitiesa 0.710
6. I didn’t have an appetitea 0.452
7. I lost a lot of weight without trying to 0.617
8. My sleep was restless 0.679
9. I slept much more than usual 0.246
10. I had trouble sleeping 0.646
11. I had trouble concentrating on what I was doing 0.680
12. I could not focus on the important things 0.762
13. I felt like a bad person 0.668
14. I did not like myself 0.651
15. I lacked motivationa 0.649
16. I was tired all the time 0.684
17. I felt like I was moving too slowly 0.659
18. I felt nervousa 0.743
19. I wished I were dead 0.595
20. I wanted to harm myselfa 0.466
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