Table 1—

Item and factor descriptive statistics, pattern factor item loadings, and the internal consistency α coefficients

VariableαFactor 1 loadingFactor 2 loading
A1C8.64 ± 1.43
Diabetes stress questionnaire2.01 ± 0.580.97
NAFRs (1, “I’m sure I would not think this;” 3, “Unsure;” 5, “I’m sure I’d think this”)38.82 ± 12.770.93
    Item A (reversed total) (“I’d think my friends would understand and be supportive”)12.24 ± 5.720.900.531*0.182
    Item B (total) (“I’d think my friends would get mad or frustrated”)10.29 ± 4.180.790.690*−0.001
    Item C (total) (“I’d think my friends wouldn’t care”)19.48 ± 9.280.910.0190.100
    Item D (total) (“I’d think my friends wouldn’t like me anymore”)7.93 ± 2.540.890.761*0.030
    Item E (total) (“I’d think my friends wouldn’t invite me anymore”)8.44 ± 3.330.850.941*−0.056
AADs (1, “Very;” 3, “Some;” 5, “Not at all”)39.59 ± 13.470.91
    Item F (total) (“How worried would you be about what your friends would think if you did your diabetes care in this situation?”)12.95 ± 5.8060.830.2550.495*
    Item G (total) (“How easy would it be for you to do your self-care in this situation?”)14.15 ± 5.630.88−0.0850.902*
    Item I (total) (“How likely is it that you would do your diabetes care in this situation?”)12.40 ± 5.240.88−0.0550.668*
  • Data are means ± SD, unless otherwise indicated.

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    * Retained on factor.