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Table 2 Principal components factor analysis (orthogonal rotation) of items measuring frequency of exposure to perceived racism; comparison with original PRS

From: Measuring perceived racism and psychosis in African-Caribbean patients in the United Kingdom: the modified perceived racism scale

Factor 1: Frequency of Exposure to Racism on the Job/Mental Health Services Item loading (Job) Item loading (Mental Health Services) Variance (Job) Variance (Mental Health Services) Cronbach's Coefficient Alpha (Job) Cronbach's Coefficient Alpha (Mental Health Services)
Item Number    6% 20% 0.91 0.92
One 0.6318 0.4708     
Two 0.6523 0.5791     
Three 0.6948 0.6450     
Four 0.6951 0.5900     
Six 0.6475 0.3205     
Seven 0.6232 0.4753     
Eight 0.6561 0.6206     
Nine 0.6232 0.5257     
Ten 0.5766 0.5433