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Table 1 Principal component analysis of the items in Sense of mastery and HSCL-25 Rotation method: Oblimin with Kaiser Normalization

From: Education, sense of mastery and mental health: results from a nation wide health monitoring study in Norway

Two factor extraction Items Components
  1 2
Cannot solve problems -,374 ,768
Pushed around in life -,462 ,805
Little control -,372 ,803
Often feel helpless -,586 ,796
Little to do to change life -,419 ,732
Headaches ,350 -,240
Tremble ,511 -,170
Faintness/dizziness ,579 -,337
Nervous/shaky ,787 -,383
Suddenly scared ,715 -,229
Fearful ,767 -,311
Heart pound ,563 -,213
Tense/keyed up ,678 -,345
Spells/terror ,699 -.218
Restless ,518 -,176
Low energy ,657 -,483
Blame self ,663 -,432
Cry easily ,554 -,332
Thoughts of ending life ,576 -,216
Poor appetite ,533 -,212
Difficulty sleep ,567 -,373
Hopeless ,753 -,532
Blue ,794 -,484
Lonely ,694 -,418
Loss of sex pleasure ,507 -,383
Feeling trapped ,555 -,327
Worry to much ,785 -,452
Feel no interest ,693 -,409
Everything effort ,720 -,527
Worthlessness ,663 -,463