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Table 2 Factor loadings for items in the final version of DBIS-N (total sample)

From: Validation of a cross-cultural instrument for child behavior problems: the Disruptive Behavior International Scale – Nepal version

Item Source F1 F2 F3 Uniqueness
5 Boldly disobedient I+ 0.69 −0.26 0.07 0.45
6 Angry over small things I+ 0.63 −0.10 − 0.17 0.56
8 Curses L 0.52 0.22 0.09 0.68
9 Lies B 0.42 0.21 −0.01 0.78
10 Fails to follow instructions from elders I+ 0.65 −0.21 0.07 0.53
11 Fights with other children B 0.53 0.07 0.19 0.68
13 Spends time with children who do bad things (“walks in bad circle”) L 0.55 −0.02 0.04 0.69
14 Deliberately annoys others I 0.60 −0.08 −0.11 0.62
15 Argues with elders L 0.60 0.13 −0.06 0.62
18 Talks back to adults B 0.65 0.20 −0.07 0.53
  1. Abbreviations: L Local interviews, I International scales, I+ local adaptation of common international item, B Both (i.e. found in both international scales and local interviews)