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Table 2 Factor structure of IAT items

From: Internet addiction test: Croatian preliminary study

 IAT itemsFactor saturation
IAT 20How often do you feel depressed, moody, or nervous when you are off-line, which goes away once you are back online?.792  
IAT 15How often do you feel preoccupied with the internet when off-line, or fantasize about being online?.739  
IAT 13How often do you snap, yell, or act annoyed if someone bothers you while you are online?.690(.319) 
IAT 18How often do you try to hide how long you’ve been online?.648  
IAT 11How often do you find yourself anticipating when you will go online again?.630(.319)(.337)
IAT 19How often do you choose to spend more time online over going out with others?.601  
IAT 12How often do you fear that life without the internet would be boring, empty, and joyless?.601  
IAT 14How often do you lose sleep due to being online?.499(.476) 
IAT 10How often do you block out disturbing thoughts about your life with soothing thoughts of the internet?.408 (.374)
IAT 8How often does your job performance or productivity suffer because of the internet? .780 
IAT 6How often do your grades or school work suffer because of the amount of time you spend online? .725(.301)
IAT 1How often do you find that you stay online longer than you intended? .676 
IAT 2How often do you neglect household chores to spend more time online? .675 
IAT 16How often do you find yourself saying “just a few more minutes” when online?(.517).628 
IAT 17How often do you try to cut down the amount of time you spend online and fail?(.444).600 
IAT 3How often do you prefer the excitement of the internet to intimacy with your partner?  .627
IAT 4How often do you form new relationships with fellow online users?  .608
IAT 7How often do you check your email before something else that you need to do?  .526
IAT 9How often do you become defensive or secretive when anyone asks you what you do online?(.311) .497
IAT 5How often do others in your life complain to you about the amount of time you spend online?(.308)(.397).428
Characteristic root441936922217
% variance22,09618,46211,084
Cronbach α0,865.840.620