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Table 3 Discriminant validity: average variance extracted estimates (AVE) and squared interconstruct correlation estimates (SIC)

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

  F1a F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 F7 F8
AVE 0.648 0.657 0.696 0.634 0.594 0.630 0.712 0.706
SIC         
F1 . 0.140 0.029 0.065 0.213 0.049 0.053 0.055
F2   . 0.208 0.375 0.381 0.108 0.244 0.300
F3    . 0.203 0.210 0.159 0.215 0.083
F4     . 0.290 0.200 0.285 0.224
F5      . 0.191 0.236 0.199
F6       . 0.124 0.185
F7        . 0.035
  1. aF1: continuing education; F2: tasks; F3: salary and benefits; F4: workload;
  2. F5: management style; F6: job stability; F7: work environment; F8: moral satisfaction.