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Table 1 A summary of characteristics of the factors

From: Development and psychometric properties of a self-care behaviors scale (SCBS) among patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Factors (Subscales) Number of items Range Mean (SD) Kurtosis Skewness Floor effect (%) Ceiling effect (%)
F1: Physical Activity 6 0–24 13.29 (2.9) −.311 .117 0 0
F2: Medication 3 0–12 10.4 (2.4) 1.8 −1.53 .4 6.3
F3: Stress Management/Others 4 0–16 6.01 (2) 1.67 1.48 0 .2
F4: Nutrition/Joints Protection 4 0–16 4.19 (2.9) .78 .89 4.9 .2
F5: Management of Daily Activities 3 0–12 6.48 (2.4) −.36 −.009 .7 2.4
F6: Pain Management 3 0–12 3.89 (2.9) −.38 .34 7.1 0
F7: Tobacco/Opium Use. 2 0–8 7.08 (1.6) 1.93 −1.44 .7 7.1