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Table 3 Component Loadings of the Two-factors Model of the Cardiac Depression scale

From: Psychometric properties of the Arabic version of the cardiac depression scale tested on Jordanian patients with cardiovascular diseases

Item Factor 1 Factor 2 Uniqueness
My concentration is as good as it ever was 0.017 0.576 0.661
I feel independent and in control of my life −0.010 0.715 0.493
I become tearful more easily than before 0.469 −0.208 0.802
I seem to get more easily irritated by others than before 0.677 −0.074 0.569
I have dropped many of my interests and activities 0.488 −0.068 0.779
I feel like I’m living on borrowed time 0.584 −0.060 0.679
I can’t be bothered doing anything much 0.447 0.157 0.729
Dying is the best solution for me 0.410 0.022 0.826
I feel frustrated 0.700 0.040 0.490
I get hardly anything done 0.517 0.042 0.716
There is only misery in the future for me 0.504 0.082 0.712
I may not recover properly 0.325 −0.002 0.895
I gain just as much pleasure from my leisure activities as I used to −0.000 0.560 0.687
I am not the person I used to be 0.675 0.059 0.515
My memory is as good as it always was −0.050 0.652 0.594
My mind is as fast and alert as always 0.036 0.661 0.546
I get pleasure from life at present −0.024 0.658 0.577
My problems are not yet over 0.484 0.078 0.734
Things which I regret about my life are bothering me 0.463 0.020 0.779
I am concerned about my capacity for sexual activity 0.325 0.076 0.872
My sleep is restless and disturbed 0.473 −0.046 0.789
I feel in good spirits 0.000 0.793 0.371
The possibility of sudden death worries me 0.428 0.050 0.800
I lose my temper more easily nowadays 0.529 −0.065 0.739
I am concerned about the uncertainty of my health 0.593 0.028 0.636