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Table 2 Cronbach’s alpha and loading coefficients of one-factor and 3-factor solutions of the Thai version of the IAT

From: Psychometric properties of a Thai version internet addiction test

IAT item One-factor Component
F1_functional impairment F2_withdrawal symptom F3_loss control
8. Your job performance suffers 0.678 0.743 0.449 0.283
6. Your work suffers 0.643 0.717 0.391 0.330
5. Others complain to you 0.628 0.658 0.497 0.099
2. Neglect household chores 0.629 0.650 0.359 0.419
9. Become defensive when asked 0.598 0.630 0.531 − 0.087
10. Block out disturbing thoughts 0.628 0.619 0.546 0.056
1. Stay online longer than intended 0.538 0.549 0.282 0.468
3. Prefer excitement of internet 0.605 0.546 0.496 0.240
7. Check email before something else 0.439 0.472 0.335 0.079
15. Feel preoccupied with the internet 0.694 0.446 0.778 0.080
20. Feel depressed, when off-line 0.652 0.461 0.750 − 0.070
13. Snap if someone bothers you 0.655 0.474 0.719 0.003
11. Find yourself anticipating 0.652 0.436 0.711 0.114
18. Try to hide length of internet use 0.668 0.538 0.666 0.075
12. Fear life without the internet 0.520 0.297 0.647 − 0.043
19. Prefer spending time online 0.583 0.499 0.562 0.052
14. Lose sleep due to being online 0.608 0.436 0.538 0.365
4. New relationships with online users 0.359 0.364 0.390 − 0.198
17. Try to cut down the amount of time 0.700 0.513 0.535 0.599
16. “Just a few more minutes” 0.589 0.364 0.472 0.592
Cronbach’s alpha 0.89 0.81 0.81 0.70