Table 4

Constructs Measured in Survey Instrument

Construct

# items

Alpha*

% Var. Explained

Factor Loadings

Mean (SD)

Score Range


Preparedness

8

0.87

53.6%

0.78-.064

2.80 (0.50)

1.37–4.00

Self-confidence

7

0.79

45.2%

0.74-0.50

2.94 (0.42)

1.57–4.00

Practitioner lack of control

7

0.79

44.4%

0.75-0.57

3.24 (0.39)

1.57–4.00

Comfort following disclosure

2

0.77

81.3%

0.90

3.10 (0.51)

1.00–4.00

Professional supports

4

0.74

56.0%

0.82-0.66

2.55 (0.56)

1.00–4.00

Practice pressures

5

0.73

48.4%

0.73-0.60

2.98 (0.47)

1.60–4.00

Abuse inquiry

7

0.71

36.6%

0.68-0.49

2.88 (0.40)

2.00–4.00

Practitioner consequences of inquiry

3

0.59

55.0%

0.75-0.74

2.98 (0.48)

1.33–4.00


Alpha*: Chronbach's Alpha; % Var. Explained: percent of total item variance explained by factor; SD: standard deviation

Gutmanis et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:12   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-12

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