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Table 3 Exploratory factor analysis of the SOC-13 scale in adults and elderly of two south Brazilian municipalities.

From: Structural validity of the Brazilian version of the Sense of Coherence scale (SOC-13) in oral health research: exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis

Variable Sample 2 (São Leopoldo, n = 1098) Sample 3 (Porto Alegre, n = 720)
One Factor Solution Two-factor solution Three factorsolution One Factor Solution Two-factor solution Three-factor solution
Factor1 Factor1 Factor2 Factor1 Factor2 Factor3 Factor1 Factor1 Factor2 Factor1 Factor2 Factor3
λ λ λ λ λ λ λ λ λ λ λ λ
SOC01 0.34 − 0.01 0.37 0.03 0.41 − 0.05 0.19 0.04 0.17 0.15 0.00 0.27
SOC02 0.63 0.84 − 0.02 0.81 − 0.04 0.02 0.52 0.77 − 0.01 0.83 0.00 0.13
SOC03 0.66 0.85 0.03 0.91 0.02 − 0.05 0.61 0.76 0.12 0.68 0.24 − 0.01
SOC04 0.45 − 0.20 0.60 − 0.17 0.63 − 0.03 0.26 − 0.29 0.47 − 0.15 0.20 0.35
SOC05 0.43 0.11 0.40 0.13 0.42 − 0.01 0.58 0.39 0.35 0.34 0.43 − 0.02
SOC06 0.66 0.02 0.70 0.02 0.63 0.12 0.66 0.14 0.60 0.10 0.62 0.02
SOC07 0.49 − 0.04 0.55 − 0.02 0.56 0.01 0.56 − 0.10 0.65 − 0.02 0.48 0.24
SOC08 0.71 0.09 0.71 0.02 0.45 0.41 0.75 0.01 0.78 0.02 0.72 0.11
SOC09 0.56 0.15 0.53 − 0.01 0.00 0.87 0.70 0.19 0.61 0.00 0.88 − 0.32
SOC10 0.48 0.24 0.40 0.22 0.28 0.18 0.60 0.23 0.48 0.20 0.52 0.01
SOC11 0.38 0.04 0.39 0.03 0.31 0.13 0.31 − 0.02 0.34 0.04 0.23 0.16
SOC12 0.62 − 0.06 0.69 − 0.03 0.69 0.03 0.57 − 0.09 0.66 0.01 0.47 0.29
SOC13 0.62 − 0.02 0.67 − 0.04 0.54 0.23 0.63 0.00 0.66 − 0.05 0.68 − 0.01
Model Fit Indices             
RMSEA 0.17 0.07   0.05    0.12 0.04   0.04   
CFI 0.70 0.97   0.98    0.84 0.98   0.99   
TLI 0.64 0.95   0.97    0.80 0.98   0.98   
SRMR 0.12 0.04   0.03    0.08 0.03   0.02   
  1. The bold italics refer to loading values >|0.30|
  2. λ = loadings; RMSEA = Root Mean Square Error Of Approximation; CFI = comparative fit index; TLI = Tucker-Lewis index; WRMR = Weighted Root