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Table 3 Percentage of variance explained by the general and specific factors, errors, and per items, according to the bifactor model (Model D)

From: Revisiting the dimensional structure of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS): empirical evidence for a general factor

Item Specific factors g-factor Error
  1 2 3   
i1 3.0    6.0 1.2
i2 3.2    5.4 1.4
i6 .2    4.5 5.1
i3   .8   3.5 5.7
i4   2.7   3.4 3.6
i5   1.2   5.2 3.3
i7    .37 8.5 1.3
i8    .77 7.9 1.4
i9    2.6 7.7 .5
i10    .38 5.8 3.4
Sub-total 6.4 4.7 4.1   
Total   15.2   57.9 26.9
  1. Note: all values above are %.
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