Table 4.

Factor Analysis of Impact of Index Chronic Diseases on Children*

ItemFactor Loadings
Factor I
Physical
Impact
Factor II
Psychosocial
Impact
Reliant on parents in domestic
activities
.70
Urinary incontinence.67
Physically disadvantaged.68
Discomfort (great deal of pain
or bother)
.44
Socially withdrawn.63
Less active than peers.61
More depressed than peers.54
Eigen value1.811.09
Percent variance25.915.6
Cumulative percent of variance25.941.5
  • * Number of cases that could be assessed = 781; Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin test of sampling adequacy = .67.