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Table 2 Exploratory factor analysis of the MRS

From: The psychometric properties of the Persian menopause rating scale

  Items Somatic symptoms Psychological symptoms Urogenital symptoms
1 Heart discomfort 0.793   
2 Joint and muscular discomfort 0.777   
3 Sleep problems 0.748   
4 Hot flushes, sweating 0.713   
5 Anxiety   0.877  
6 Irritability   0.860  
7 Depressive mood   0.766  
8 Physical and mental exhaustion   0.656  
9 Sexual problems   0.501  
10 Bladder problems    0.880
11 Dryness of vagina    0.880
  1. Extraction Method: Principal Component Analysis
  2. Rotation Method: Varimax with Kaiser Normalization