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Table 2 Item characteristics and factor loadings of the first full model

From: Development and validation of a short version of the Partnership Self-Assessment Tool (PSAT) among professionals in Dutch disease-management partnerships

  Item Valid N missing don't know mean sd λ
  Leadership       
1. Taking responsibility for the partnership 199 10 (4.6%) 9 (4.1%) 2.97 .78 .78
2. Inspiring or motivating people involved in the partnership 199 11 (5.0%) 8 (3.7%) 2.81 .82 .82
3. Empowering people involved in the partnership 200 10 (4.6%) 8 (3.7% 2.80 .76 .86
4. Communicating the vision of the partnership 193 12 (5.5%) 13 (6.0%) 2.75 .78 .67
5. Working to develop a common language within the partnership 191 11 (5.0%) 16 (7.3%) 2.61 .78 .72
6. Fostering respect, trust, inclusiveness, and openness in the partnership 197 10 (4.6%) 11 (5.0%) 2.92 .90 .81
7. Creating an environment where differences of opinion can be voiced 197 10 (4.6%) 11 (5.0%) 2.93 .83 .78
8. Resolving conflict among partners 175 10 (4.6%) 33 (15.1%) 2.68 .80 .74
9. Combining the perspectives, resources, and skills of partners 186 10 (4.6%) 22 (10.1%) 2.77 .73 .84
10. Helping the partnership be creative and look at things differently 192 11 (5.0%) 15 (6.9%) 2.67 .84 .83
11. Recruiting diverse people and organizations into the partnership 192 10 (4.6%) 16 (7.3%) 2.81 .82 .83
  Efficiency       
12. How well your partnership uses the partners' financial resources. 179 39 (17.9%) n.a. 2.64 .88 .71
13. How well your partnership uses the partners' in-kind resources 191 27 (12.4%) n.a. 2.82 .88 .84
14. How well your partnership uses the partners' time. 195 23 (10.6%) n.a. 2.50 .80 .72
  Administration and Management       
15. Coordinating communication among partners 186 12 (5.5%) 20 (9.2%) 2.63 .69 .76
16. Coordinating communication with people and organizations outside the partnership 158 16 (7.3%) 44 (20.2%) 2.36 .65 .56
17. Organizing partnership activities, including meetings and projects 188 14 (6.4%) 16 (7.3%) 2.85 .73 .81
18. Applying for and managing grants and funds 142 14 (6.4%) 62 (28.4%) 2.80 .88 .51
19. Preparing materials that inform partners and help them make timely decisions 172 14 (6.4%) 32 (14.7%) 2.53 .79 .78
20. Performing secretarial duties 162 14 (6.4%) 42 (19.3%) 2.73 .83 .69
21. Providing orientation to new partners as they join the partnership 137 16 (7.3%) 65 (29.8%) 2.63 .77 .78
22. Evaluating the progress and impact of the partnership 170 14 (6.4%) 34 (15.6%) 2.59 .79 .77
23. Minimizing the barriers to participation in the partnership's meetings and activities 171 14 (6.4%) 33 (15.1%) 2.53 .83 .77
  Non financial resources       
24. Skills and expertise 174 13 (6.0%) 0 2.44 .62 .86
25. Data and information 167 16 (7.3%) 0 2.31 .68 .82
26. Connections to target populations 165 17 (7.8%) 0 2.35 .77 .80
27. Connections to political decision-makers, government agencies, other organizations/groups 142 13 (6.0%) 0 2.09 .78 .51
28. Legitimacy and credibility 173 13 (6.0%) 0 2.59 .58 .80
29. Influence and ability to bring people together for meetings and activities 185 13 (6.0%) 0 2.34 .64 .88
  1. Notes; items in bold are included in the short version; λ = factor loadings on the intended factor.