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Table 1 Factor loading of C-AES.

From: The experience of admission to psychiatric hospital among Chinese adult patients in Hong Kong

   Varimax-rotated component loadings
Items   Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3
  Factor 1 (Negative pressure scale, Cronbach's α = 0.88 )    
6 Someone threatened me to get me to come into the hospital 0.77   
10 I was threatened with commitment 0.75   
2 People tried to force me to come into the hospital. 0.75   
8 Someone physically tried to make me come into the hospital 0.70   
4 I chose to come into the hospital 0.69   
11 They said they would make me come into the hospital 0.69   
7 It was my idea to come into the hospital 0.60   
  Factor 2 (Process exclusion scale, Cronbach's α = 0.77 )    
5 I got to say what I wanted about coming into the hospital   0.77  
3 I had enough of a chance to say whether I wanted to come into the hospital   0.76  
9 No one seemed to want to know whether I wanted to come into the hospital   0.72  
13 My opinion about coming into the hospital didn't matter   0.70  
  Factor 3 (Perceived coercion scale, Cronbach's α = 0.74 )    
14 I had a lot of control over whether I went into the hospital    0.83
15 I had more influence than anyone else on whether I came into the hospital    0.77
1 I felt free to do what I wanted about coming into the hospital    0.67
Eigenvalues (Varimax-rotated) 3.51 2.51 2.35
Percentage of variance (Varimax-rotated) 27.12 17.95 16.76
  1. Item 12 was omitted. Factors with eigenvalues > 1 were retained. Factor loadings < 0.5 were omitted. Cronbach's α for each subscale provided for reference.