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Table 2 Factor loadings of psychosocial work conditions. Study of 374 female cleaners in Norway in 1999

From: The impact of psychosocial and organizational working conditions on the mental health of female cleaning personnel in Norway

  Leadership (factor 1) Co-workers (factor 2) Time pressure/Control (factor 3) Information/knowledge (factor 4)
Problems at work due to the lack of information from your leader 0.801 -0.008 0.062 0.083
Difficult to get help from your nearest leader 0.791 0.120 0.097 -0.042
Leader doesn't pay enough attention to problems 0.787 0.092 0.042 0.046
Conflicts with leader 0.722 0.062 0.130 0.178
Unsure of your nearest leader 0.703 0.153 -0.040 -0.177
Lack of praise and encouragement at the workplace 0.669 0.0446 -0.095 0.146
Mistakes and problems due to the lack of education and coaching 0.670 0.002 0.062 0.257
You are not valued according to your efforts 0.655 0.008 -0.033 0.114
Poor contact with institutions' highest manager 0.532 -0.011 0.187 -0.117
Others decide how you'll solve the tasks 0.503 0.149 0.457 0.092
You think about problems at work in your free time 0.483 0.203 0.047 -0.042
You feel that the job doesn't fulfil your ambitions 0.404 0.049 -0.044 -0.076
Conflict with co-workers 0.107 0.755 0.083 -0.121
Distrust of your co-workers 0.125 0.674 -0.091 0.052
Co-workers don't pay enough attention when you are trying to discuss the problem 0.310 0.640 0.035 0.283
Collaboration with co-workers is poor 0.316 0.595 0.046 0.134
Difficult to get help from co-workers 0.247 0.482 0.083 0.258
Poor social atmosphere 0.314 0.469 0.011 -0.227
You experience competition among co-workers 0.117 0.407 0.173 -0.121
Others decide your work tempo 0.421 0.043 0.687 0.050
Time pressure 0.357 0.062 0.667 0.021
You experience competition among the managers 0.257 0.176 0.322 -0.059
Problems at work due to the lack of information from your co-workers 0.239 0.307 0.135 0.552
Job demands more knowledge and experience than you can organize yourself 0.343 0.080 -0.011 0.503
Conflicts with customer's employees 0.271 0.042 0.093 0.044
Work time creates problems for responsibilities at home 0.352 0.102 0.228 0.224