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Table 3 Item-to-factor correlations from free and forced rotated factor analyses of WHO DAS 2.0 (12-items version) translated into Nepali within those with a disability (n = 92)

From: Adapting World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 for Nepal

Items Text of the items Rotated three-factors solution* Forced one-factor solution**
Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3
In the last 30 days, how much difficulty did you have in:
1 Standing for long periods such as 30 min? 0.77 0.29 0.04 0.75
2 Taking care of your household responsibilities? 0.46 0.66 0.10 0.78
3 Learning a new task, for example, learning how to get to a new place? 0.09 0.81 0.03 0.58
4 How much of a problem did you have in joining in community activities (for example, festivities, religious or other activities) in the same way as anyone else can? 0.17 0.69 0.12 0.59
5 How much have you been emotionally affected by your health problems? 0.55 0.37 0.12 0.66
6 Concentrating on doing something for ten minutes? 0.55 0.57 0.16 0.79
7 Walking a long distance such as a kilometer [or equivalent]? 0.73 0.37 0.23 0.82
8 Washing your whole body? 0.72 0.39 0.03 0.77
9 Getting dressed? 0.87 − 0.06 0.11 0.63
10 Dealing with people you do not know? 0.08 0.01 0.88 0.31
11 Maintaining a friendship? 0.15 0.25 0.81 0.49
12 Your day-to-day work/school? 0.40 0.58 0.25 0.72
Explained variance % (cumulative percentage for the three-factor solution) 28.6 51.8 65.3 45.4  
Cronbach alpha 0.89
  1. *Principal component analysis with Varimax rotation; **Principal component analysis