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Table 4 Factor loadings in an EFA of the Danish EPDS

From: Validation of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale against both DSM-5 and ICD-10 diagnostic criteria for depression

  Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3
% of variance 0.257 0.198 0.082
Item
 1 (anhedonia) 0.888   
 2 (anhedonia) 0.773   
 3 (guilt)   0.605  
 4 (anxiety)   0.805  
 5 (Panic attacks)   0.748  
 6 (overwhelmed) 0.381 0.445  
 7 (sleep problems) 0.357 0.309  
 8 (sadness) 0.701   
 9 (tearfulness) 0.640   
 10 (self-harm and suicidal ideas)    0.875
  1. Note. EFA: Exploratory Factor Analysis; only loadings of 0.300 or more are reported
  2. Values in bold represent factor loadings included in either factor 1, 2, or 3