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Table 2 Exploratory factor analysis of the CFS-J

From: Development and validation of the Japanese version of cognitive flexibility scale

Item no. Items marked (R) are reverse scored Factor loading/communality Correlation of item-rest scores
12-item 9-item 12-item 9-item
1 I can communicate an idea in many ways 0.688 0.474 0.691 0.478 0.619 0.633
2 I avoid new and unusual situations (R) 0.367 0.135 NA NA 0.345 NA
3 I feel like I never get to make decisions. (R) 0.598 0.357 0.589 0.348 0.559 0.545
4 I can find workable solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems 0.692 0.479 0.700 0.491 0.620 0.648
5 I seldom have choices when deciding how to behave (R) 0.298 0.009 NA NA 0.294 NA
6 I am willing to work at creative solutions to problems 0.596 0.355 0.593 0.352 0.542 0.556
7 In any given situation, I am able to act appropriately 0.622 0.387 0.641 0.410 0.533 0.569
8 My behavior is a result of conscious decisions that I make 0.535 0.286 0.535 0.286 0.494 0.502
9 I have many possible ways of behaving in any given situation 0.768 0.590 0.783 0.613 0.683 0.714
10 I have difficulty using my knowledge on a given topic in real life situations (R) 0.540 0.292 0.529 0.280 0.538 0.518
11 I am willing to listen and consider alternative for handling a problem 0.416 0.173 NA NA 0.395 NA
12 I have the self-confident necessary to try different way of behaving 0.799 0.639 0.780 0.609 0.744 0.717
  % of variance 35.5 42.9   
  1. Italics characters represent factor loadings >0.40, or correlation >0.4