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Table 3 Standardized factor loadings of the 2-factor models

From: Psychometric properties of the perceived stress scale in a community sample of Chinese

ItemPSS-14Modified PSS-14-aPSS-13PSS-10
Negative factorPositive factorNegative factorPositive factorNegative factorPositive factorNegative factorPositive factor
10.760* 0.761* 0.765* 0.781* 
20.798* 0.800* 0.802* 0.823* 
30.729* 0.728* 0.729* 0.749* 
80.565* 0.561* 0.559* 0.495* 
110.628* 0.629* 0.611* 0.607* 
120.471* 0.375*0.297* 
140.633* 0.634* 0.630* 0.633* 
4 0.740* 0.751* 0.752*
5 0.710* 0.727* 0.726*
6 0.759* 0.775* 0.775* 0.787*
7 0.759* 0.787* 0.787* 0.804*
9 0.706* 0.745* 0.745* 0.756*
10 0.721* 0.770* 0.771* 0.768*
13 0.663* 0.736* 0.724*
Factor correlation0.200*0.123*0.120*−0.003(P = 0.819)
  1. *: P < 0.01; PSS-14: perceived stress scale with 14 items; Modified PSS-14-a: path from positive factor to item 12 was added; PSS-13: item 12 was deleted from PSS-14; PSS-10: perceived stress scale with 10 items