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Table 1 Initial Eigenvalues explained by factors

From: A Japanese version of the Perceived Stress Scale: cross-cultural translation and equivalence assessment

  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
  1. Note: Extraction method – principal component analysis
  2. a): The original Perceived Stress Scale, administered to native English speakers
  3. b): Translated Japanese version of the Perceived Stress Scale, administered to native Japanese speakers
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