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Table 1 Varimax rotated factorial analysis of 28 PHLOC items (N = 470): item factor loadings, communality, Eigenvalues, percentages of explained variance, Cronbach's alphas, scale means and standard deviations for each factors

From: Validation of the Parent Health Locus of Control Scales in an Italian sample

Item no. CHILD DIVINE FATE MEDIA PARENTAL PROFESSIONAL Item communality
4 .66       .48
9 .73       .60
15 .30     .25   .36
25 .82       .72
28 .78       .64
11   .88      .82
16   .91      .87
23   .87      .81
7    .66     .51
12    .79     .65
19    .81     .73
27    .76     .72
30    .63     .64
6     .82    .72
8     .81    .71
14     .70    .60
2      .16   .60
13      .71   .54
18      .75   .62
20      .67   .53
24      .66   .48
26      .85   .74
29      .74   .56
1       .31 .67
3       .53 .67
5       .72 .58
10       .68 .51
21       .69 .57
Eigenvalue 1.96 2.36 3.44 1.4 5.77 1.61  
% expl. 6.99 8.44 12.3 5.00 20.63 5.75  
α .76 .91 .82 .74 .80 .72  
Scale M 2.87 3.07 2.64 3.32 4.9 3.55  
Scale SD .92 1.57 1.05 1.19 .70 .94