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Table 4 Factor loadings from the exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses

From: The future disposition Inventory-24: reliability and validity estimates in a large sample of Chinese University students

  EFA(n1=1037) CFA(n2=1037)
1 2 3 1 2 3
  Factor1    Factor1   
1 0.733 -0.443 0.237 0.928   
2 0.754 -0.393 0.186 0.934   
5 0.741 0.014 -0.079 0.740   
7 0.771 -0.089 -0.029 0.799   
10 0.846 0.060 -0.145 0.867   
11 0.833 -0.004 -0.135 0.841   
13 0.767 0.017 -0.167 0.800   
15 0.750 0.009 -0.090 0.714   
   Factor2    Factor2  
3 -0.030 0.737 0.114   0.789  
6 -0.090 0.743 0.196   0.892  
8 -0.124 0.828 0.122   0.915  
9 -0.101 0.754 0.130   0.867  
17 -0.079 0.735 0.295   0.936  
18 -0.101 0.743 0.290   0.969  
22 -0.248 0.445 0.523   0.937  
23 -0.220 0.451 0.525   0.897  
    Factor3    Factor3
4 -0.057 0.624 0.213    0.841
12 0.079 0.158 0.501    0.561
14 0.082 0.178 0.569    0.625
16 -0.106 0.473 0.395    0.825
19 0.112 -0.132 0.781    0.508
20 -0.028 0.022 0.809    0.680
21 -0.121 0.281 0.623    0.848
24 -0.102 0.244 0.633    0.808
  1. EFA = Exploratory Factor Analysis; CFA = Confirmatory Factor Analysis; n1 and n2 were two random sample