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Table 2 Factor analysis results of the pre-ICSS draft items

From: Developing an interpersonal communication skill scale targeting female nursing students

No.IIIIIIIVFactor nameCronbachα
Coefficient
121.005− 0.034− 0.118− 0.057Reflection techniques0.929
140.90.0340.064− 0.070
130.8510.10.039− 0.065
150.689− 0.1850.2210.131
110.670.137− 0.018− 0.111
160.623− 0.0370.1210.244
30.0020.940.052− 0.196Involvement techniques0.867
2− 0.1240.8110.213− 0.087
4− 0.0680.781− 0.1130.197
10.2220.554− 0.1110.132
50.1320.5530.0310.029
80.1010.49− 0.1030.234
240.0130.0180.9170.004Proactive techniques (behaviours)0.861
250.02− 0.0250.836− 0.029
23− 0.0110.0610.6490.072
280.0710.0270.5580.084
20− 0.198− 0.0050.1390.889Proactive techniques (instructions)0.886
19− 0.0530.037− 0.0610.889
180.040.0430.0590.717
170.195− 0.002− 0.0130.661
 IIIIIIIV  
I   
II0.44  
III0.6390.31 
IV0.6230.460.6