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Table 3 Rotated factor loadings of sub-scales stratified by abortion type

From: Development and validation of a person-centered abortion scale: the experiences of care in private facilities in Kenya

Item Rotated Factor Loadings  
Surgical Abortion
(24 items total)
Medication Abortion
(23 items total)
Respectful and Supportive Care
(15 items)
Communication and Autonomy
(9 items)
Respectful and Supportive Care
(14 items)
Communication and Autonomy
(9 items)
Time to care 0.3208   0.2312  
Treated with respect 0.5565   0.6147  
Friendly 0.4865   0.6244  
Treated differently 0.1974   0.4978  
Cared 0.5379   0.5557  
Privacy 0.0613a   0.2580  
Record confidentiality 0.1548   0.3769  
Pain medication given 0.5453   NA  
Paid attention 0.8119   0.6811  
Verbal abuse 0.4189   0.6824  
Physical abuse 0.0539a   0.4982  
Enough staff 0.6007   0.2242  
Took best care 0.8304   0.7268  
Trust 0.4935   0.6571  
Safe 0.5398   0.4339  
Introduce self   0.4468   0.4611
Called by name   0.2496   0.2876
Involvement in care   0.2069   0.4135
Consent before procedures   0.6446   0.3996
Explain exams   0.4508   0.3301
Explain medicines   0.5950   0.1952
Ask about feeling   0.6432   0.7358
Ask questions   0.4473   0.2669
Ask about pain   0.6197   0.6138
  1. Notes: NA Not applicable as this item was deleted among medication abortion patients
  2. aFactor loading is less than 0.10 but item is being retained due to theoretical importance