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Table 2 Satisfaction scale - dimensions and items

From: Developing a tool to measure satisfaction among health professionals in sub-Saharan Africa

Dimensions Items Loading coefficient Communality Variance (cumulative) αa
F1 Continuing (Q28) relevance 0.856 0.784 0.148 0.90
education (Q30) skills acquired 0.851 0.791 (0.148)  
  (Q29) skills utilization 0.810 0.723   
  (Q26) continuing education you still receive 0.779 0.706   
  (Q27) selection for training 0.722 0.703   
F2 Tasks (Q19) job description 0.856 0.829 0.095 0.81
  (Q20) job description and effective tasks 0.825 0.819 (0.243)  
  (Q18) level of responsibility 0.746 0.631   
F3 Salary and (Q1) level of salary 0.856 0.752 0.094 0.83
benefits (Q3) salary and needs 0.827 0.715 (0.336)  
  (Q4) level of salary and workload 0.819 0.712   
F4 Workload (Q12) workload 0.858 0.789 0.092 0.77
  (Q11) work schedule 0.815 0.713 (0.428)  
  (Q14) balance between care and other activities 0.709 0.605   
F5 Management style (Q33) information about your department 0.835 0.764 0.087 0.83
  (Q32) participation in decision making 0.751 0.685 (0.515)  
  (Q34) information about your institution 0.721 0.667   
F6 Job stability (Q42) concern about losing your job 0.843 0.734 0.084 0.73
(Q41) salary paid on time 0.807 0.682 (0.599)
  (Q44) status (civil servant, tenure track, contract) 0.726 0.598   
F7 Work environment (Q8) availability of equipment and materials 0.856 0.781 0.065 0.77
  (Q7) availability of medicines 0.831 0.762 (0.664)  
F8 Moral satisfaction (Q38) support to patients from a religious point of view 0.851 0.764 0.064 0.68
  (Q37) quality of your work 0.829 0.772 (0.728)  
  1. aCronbach’s α. Cronbach’s α for the 24 items = 0.794.