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Table 3 Exploratory factor analysis standardised loadings-Parsimax Rotation

From: Development of a healthy ageing index in Latin American countries - a 10/66 dementia research group population-based study

Items/Indicators Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3 Factor 4
Household responsibilities difficulty 0.562 0.192 0.490 −0.146
Walking a km difficulty 0.573 0.050 0.392 −0.033
Washing whole body difficulty 0.851 0.003 0.106 0.182
Getting dressed difficulty 0.888 0.014 0.048 0.193
Carrying out work & everyday activities difficulty 0.564 0.230 0.447 −0.128
Making decisions difficulty 0.057 0.715 0.077 0.221
Using the toilet difficulty 0.496 0.301 0.109 0.341
Handling money difficulty 0.136 0.698 0.062 0.199
Hearing problem −0.057 0.060 0.310 0.084
Eye problem 0.005 0.051 0.395 −0.060
Finding right word difficulty −0.106 0.749 0.128 0.100
Change in daily activities 0.037 0.607 0.202 0.049
Forgets where he/she is 0.145 0.644 0.085 0.290
Difficulty completing chores 0.114 0.621 −0.004 0.264
Sleep trouble or recent change in pattern −0.101 − 0.198 0.624 0.050
Feeling of not coping properly with everyday routine −0.028 0.116 0.582 0.043
Gets worn out or exhausted during daytime or evening −0.229 −0.200 0.670 0.122
Time in seconds taken to walk 10 m 0.410 0.008 0.030 − 0.063
Learn test 0.074 0.113 0.054 0.601
Delayed recall 0.130 0.002 0.072 0.401
Long memory test −0.083 0.062 0.092 0.642
Immediate recall 0.118 0.242 0.070 0.243
Verbal fluency 0.149 0.126 0.031 0.556
Time orientation 0.118 0.146 0.096 0.649
Praxis-fold a piece of paper 0.130 0.202 0.038 0.266
Story recall difficulty 0.041 −0.002 0.070 0.617