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Table 9 Factor loadings of the confirmatory bifactor model (general factor G and three specific factors S1–S3, all factors uncorrelated): Parents

From: Satisfaction with in-patient child and adolescent psychiatric treatment: development and psychometric properties of the BEST questionnaires for adolescents and for parents

Items G S1 S2 S3
1. Satisfied overall .54 .66   
2. Stay was helpful for child .45 .76   
3. Stay was helpful for us .47 .73   
4. Information about illness/problem .64   .29  
5. Information about medication .63   .13  
6. Taken seriously by therapist .79   .29  
7. Effectiveness of one-on-one sessions .76   .45  
8. Effectiveness of family sessions .77   .47  
9. Effectiveness of stay .74 .26 .35  
10. Had a say in selection of therapies .81   .05*  
11. Handling of confidential information .82   − .02n.s  
12. Information about coercive measures .79   − .16  
13. Had a say in decoration of his/her room .67    .42
14. Leave regulations (weekend) .60    .32
15. Sanitary facilities .54    .44
16. Decoration of the ward .49    .44
17. Say in determining date of discharge .75   .00n.s  
18. Number of one-on-one sessions (child) .69   .17  
19. Privacy of child respected .76    .37
20. Opportunities for child to be alone .65    .38
21. Goals of treatment discussed .83   .09  
22. Would bring child back .56 .51   
  1. n.s. not significant
  2. In bold are values > .50 on G and values > .30 on S1–S3; all loadings are significant at p ≤ .001 except where indicated: *p ≤ .05