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Table 1 CFA standardised loadings, measurement errors and intra-class correlations (by school)

From: The student resilience survey: psychometric validation and associations with mental health

Subscales Items in questionnaire Factor loading Measurement error Intraclass correlation
Family connection At home, there is an adult who:
 Is interested in my school work 0.77 0.007 0.040
 Believes that I will be a success 0.85 0.006 0.034
 Wants me to do my best 0.86 0.009 0.057
 Listens to me when I have something to say 0.81 0.005 0.037
School connection At school, there is an adult who:
 Really cares about me 0.79 0.024 0.176
 Tells me when I do a good job 0.86 0.011 0.140
 Listens to me when I have something to say 0.84 0.006 0.147
 Believes that I will be a success 0.85 0.010 0.114
Community connection Away from school, there is an adult who:
 Really cares about me 0.90 0.003 0.041
 Tells me when I do a good job 0.92 0.002 0.038
 Believes that I will be a success 0.94 0.002 0.040
 I trust 0.85 0.004 0.044
Participation in home and school life Home and school
 I do things at home that make a difference (i.e. make things better) 0.77 0.005 0.032
 I help my family make decisions 0.75 0.005 0.014
 At school, I decide things like class activities or rules 0.69 0.007 0.036
 I do things at my school that make a difference (i.e. make things better) 0.81 0.005 0.044
Participation in community life Away from school
 I am a member of a club, sports team, church group, or other group 0.80 0.012 0.063
 I take lessons in music, art, sports, or have a hobby 0.88 0.011 0.057
Self-esteem I can work out my problems 0.77 0.005 0.033
I can do most things if I try 0.83 0.005 0.061
There are many things that I do well 0.83 0.005 0.064
Empathy I feel bad when someone gets their feelings hurt 0.80 0.007 0.043
I try to understand what other people feel 0.87 0.006 0.036
Problem solving When I need help, I find someone to talk to 0.83 0.004 0.043
I know where to go for help when I have a problem 0.84 0.004 0.056
I try to work out problems by talking about them 0.81 0.004 0.040
Goals and aspirations I have goals and plans for future 0.75 0.007 0.039
I think I will be successful when I grow up 0.90 0.006 0.065
Peer support Are there students at your school who would:
 Choose you on their team at school 0.72 0.005 0.029
 Explain the rules of a game if you didn’t understand them 0.75 0.005 0.054
 Invite you to their home 0.75 0.004 0.041
 Share things with you 0.83 0.004 0.038
 Help you if you hurt yourself 0.84 0.005 0.050
 Miss you if you weren’t at school 0.79 0.004 0.040
 Make you feel better if something is bothering you 0.86 0.004 0.028
 Pick you for a partner 0.81 0.004 0.034
 Help you if other students are being mean to you 0.85 0.004 0.039
 Tell you you’re their friend 0.87 0.004 0.031
 Ask you to join in when you are all alone 0.86 0.003 0.039
 Tell you secrets 0.73 0.005 0.047
  1. All factor loadings in CFA are significant at p < 0.001; CFI = 0.99; TLI = 0.99; RMSEA = 0.01, SRMR within = 0.03; SRMR between = 0.62; n = 7663