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Table 2 Exploratory Factor Analysis on three satisfaction scales evaluated. (n = 2137)

From: Development of the set of scales to assess the job satisfaction among physicians in Peru: validity and reliability assessment

   One-factor model   Two-factor model   Three-factor model
Scales Items F1   F1 F2   F1 F2 F3
Satisfaction scale on general professional activity c2p82_1 0.449   −0.667 0.449  
c2p82_2 0.521   −0.617 0.521  
c2p82_3 0.506   0.506  
c2p82_4 0.497   0.497  
c2p82_5 0.620   0.620  
c2p82_6 0.537   0.537  
Health Services Management Satisfaction Scale c2p83_1 0.773   0.851   0.850
c2p83_2 0.769   0.853   0.806
c2p83_3 0.848   0.762   0.773
c2p83_4 0.812   0.715   0.759
c2p83_5 0.568   0.508   0.529
c2p83_6 0.690   0.819   0.421
c2p83_7 0.663   0.442   0.762
c2p83_8 0.805   0.451   0.446
Satisfaction scale on the working conditions of the health center c2p81_1   0.554   0.771
c2p81_2   0.400a 0.423a   0.499
c2p81_3   0.642   0.566
c2p81_4   0.550  
c2p81_5   0.660   0.717
c2p81_6   0.588   0.616
c2p81_7   
c2p81_8   0.569   0.648
c2p81_9   0.444  
c2p81_10    0.472
c2p81_11   0.844   0.816
c2p81_12   0.803   0.792
c2p81_13   0.518   0.459
c2p81_14   0.701   0.739
c2p81_15    0.416
c2p81_16   
  1. Note: Only factor loads between 0.400 and 1.000 are shown. a The difference of the factorial loading is lower of 0.200 between the factors