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Table 3 Exploratory factor analysis (Final Stage) (n = 428)

From: Development of a patient safety care activity scale for clinical nurses in Korea

Item No. Communality Factors
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 .508 .048 .255 .567 −.122 −.020 .092 .118 .286
2 .744 .122 .011 .777 .193 .117 .012 .073 .263
3 .629 .045 .027 .666 .297 .187 .221 .046 .092
4 .607 .088 .122 .707 .029 .150 .240 −.052 .029
5 .707 .201 .038 .754 .102 .149 .225 .094 −.070
6 .740 .213 .149 .777 .091 .123 .091 .195 .005
7 .757 .226 .032 .710 .097 .262 .172 .253 .171
8 .831 .197 .155 .238 .120 .081 .785 .199 .187
9 .871 .202 .189 .239 .122 .013 .845 .0410 .084
10 .882 .119 .165 .317 .159 .077 .806 .0990 .224
11 .624 .154 .409 .245 .190 .073 .552 .0450 .155
16 .829 .364 .113 .152 .094 .152 .285 .120 .730
17 .822 .306 .194 .242 .118 .160 .328 .210 .664
18 .679 .272 .153 .196 .256 .247 .171 −.018 .622
20 .814 .091 .400 .289 .206 .121 .077 .602 .370
21 .759 .07 .212 .244 .211 .207 .100 .599 .439
22 .762 .329 .202 .096 .335 .179 .223 .633 .094
23 .793 .354 .509 .215 .168 .153 .189 .518 .088
25 .738 .424 .221 .163 .313 −.014 .034 .613 −.088
26 .768 .432 .582 0.15 .169 −.007 .250 .356 .046
27 .765 .276 .644 .114 .311 −.028 .248 .280 .155
28 .833 .224 .712 .136 .356 .115 .298 .098 .136
29 .790 .303 .700 .122 .333 .056 .266 .029 .089
30 .821 .228 .810 .081 .241 .108 .057 .133 .125
31 .789 .289 .787 .057 .217 .073 .050 .156 .053
32 .787 .216 .392 .134 .707 .132 .091 .161 .132
33 .861 .243 .313 .150 .794 .116 .121 .123 .093
34 .844 .265 .197 .187 .797 .045 .164 .184 .045
35 .761 .295 .324 .031 .619 .187 .192 .267 .203
36 .818 .370 .468 .068 .570 .144 .190 .175 .215
37 .708 .362 .334 .143 .601 .111 .096 .225 .106
38 .666 .588 .278 .195 .266 .106 .028 .207 .282
39 .783 .722 .213 .165 .061 .142 .102 .165 .357
40 .750 .743 .203 .092 .207 .117 .203 .099 .204
41 .786 .768 .173 .150 .257 .120 .182 .089 .146
42 .779 .745 .143 .161 .281 .197 .073 .022 .232
43 .758 .687 .387 .088 −.044 .132 .164 .260 .122
44 .747 .642 .406 .152 .196 .163 .167 .232 .020
45 .693 .621 .121 .280 .397 .234 .003 .044 −.013
46 .768 .778 .213 .108 .220 .175 .133 .091 .018
47 .912 .212 .113 .170 .076 .901 .090 .014 .022
48 .881 .294 .083 .117 .096 .864 .064 −.028 .109
49 .835 .128 .029 .275 .162 .823 −.028 .160 .108
50 .865 .091 .063 .197 .072 .859 .074 .174 .186
Eigen value 20.71 3.70 2.72 1.94 1.74 1.47 1.31 1.03
Explained variance (%) 15.31 12.02 10.75 10.36 8.38 7.64 6.62 5.83
Cumulative explained variance (%) 15.31 27.34 38.08 48.44 56.82 64.46 71.08 76.91
  1. KMO = .93, Bartlett’s test: χ2 = 21,141.70 (p < .001)