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Table 6 Factor analysis of Depression Attitude Scale statements in GPs and psychiatrists - only attitude statement with at least one loading ≥ 40 or ≤ -40 for any of the factors are represented

From: Do general practitioners and psychiatrists agree about defining cure from depression? The DEsCRIBE™ survey

Statement Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3 Factor 4 Factor 5
  GP Psych GPs Psych GP Psych Psych Psych
A2 36 2 -11 22 13 14 -8 47*
A3 18 -5 -42* -34 -26 4 -2 81*
A5 23 20 -45* 3 9 47* 1 6
A6 46* 25 2 21 3 -6 15 15
A7 70* 73* -13 9 -8 -4 -24 16
A8 42* 28 8 26 -19 16 5 30
A9 8 -7 47* 56* -25 -17 0 -10
A10 49* 36 -5 -10 29 40* 5 4
A14 20 -15 -19 8 44* 74* 8 -9
A15 -2 -6 48* 63* -23 8 1 -3
A16 -3 -17 -7 -10 55* 50* 1 9
A17 15 16 -32 16 9 -3 85* -1
A18 6 -1 40 12 7 -12 -55* 7
A19 18 -9 -17 40 23 -3 43* 12*
A20 30 22 -32 -17 -28 -17 6 44*
  1. GP, general practitioner; Psych, psychiatrist.
  2. *Statement loading ≥ 40 or ≤ -40.
  3. Shading indicates highest scoring statements in each factor solution common between GP and psychiatrists (for factors 1 to 3). This statement was then used to name the solution as it is representative of an underlying theme in the attitudes of the physicians surveyed.