Table 1

Initial Eigenvalues explained by factors

PSSa)

(n = 222)

PSS-Jb)

(n = 1320)


Component

Total

% of Variance

Cumulative %

Total

% of Variance

Cumulative %


1

5.98

42.73

42.73

3.34

23.84

23.84

2

1.54

10.99

53.72

2.63

18.75

42.59

3

0.95

6.77

60.49

1.04

7.40

49.99

4

0.91

6.52

67.01

0.97

6.90

56.89

5

0.70

4.99

72.00

0.80

5.71

62.60

6

0.60

4.29

76.29

0.76

5.40

68.00

7

0.54

3.86

80.15

0.71

5.05

73.05

8

0.51

3.61

83.76

0.66

4.72

77.77

9

0.44

3.15

86.91

0.61

4.33

82.10

10

0.43

3.06

89.97

0.55

3.94

86.04

11

0.40

2.88

92.85

0.53

3.76

89.80

12

0.37

2.61

95.46

0.50

3.59

93.39

13

0.33

2.37

97.83

0.49

3.52

96.91

14

0.30

2.17

100.00

0.43

3.09

100.00


Note: Extraction method – principal component analysis

a): The original Perceived Stress Scale, administered to native English speakers

b): Translated Japanese version of the Perceived Stress Scale, administered to native Japanese speakers

Mimura and Griffiths BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:85   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-8-85

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