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Table 3 Pattern matrix with oblimin rotation of four-component solution of WDEQ items

From: Assessment of the dimensionality of the Wijma delivery expectancy/experience questionnaire using factor analysis and Rasch analysis

  Component
Lack of positive emotions Social isolation Moment of Birth Negative emotions
13 glad .832 .062 -.079 -.172
18 happy .805 .057 -.118 -.170
14 proud .786 a .097 -.129 -.229
17 relaxed .655 -.184 .035 .363
22 self confidence .627 a .017 -.071 .230
10 independent .587 -.031 .033 .278
4 strong .587 a .051 .010 .253
5 confident .582 .013 -.051 .288
23 trust .569 .172 -.141 .069
1 fantastic .537 a .081 -.064 .060
16 composed .477 -.051 -.012 .423
9 safe .452 .250 -.120 .087
7 deserted -.017 .862 .028 .024
11 alone .059 .847 .001 .032
15 abandoned .036 .772 -.032 -.040
3 lonely .050 .746 .035 .137
29 natural .098 -.028 -.852 .038
28 enjoyable .013 -.080 -.839 .026
30 totally as it should be .089 .038 -.819 .067
19 panic .116 .087 -.043 .698
25 behave badly -.168 .063 -.170 .695 a
6 afraid .118 .194 -.024 .626
27 totally lose control of myself -.041 .077 -.150 .620 a
24 pain .106 -.275 .085 .616
2 frightful .083 .159 -.038 .612
12 tense .357 .037 .099 .546
8 weak .268 .171 .090 .524
  1. Note. Major loadings are shown in bold. aindicates items removed in the later Rasch analysis