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Table 3 Table of sum variables measuring personal attributes

From: Sufficient competence in community elderly care? Results from a competence measurement of nursing staff

Personal attributes sum variables with associated items and their factor loadings
Cooperation with physician and next-of-kin   38.4 Need to communicate with physician, but cannot reach .40 39.5 Get necessary and sufficient information from leader -.71
39.4 Get necessary and sufficient information from physician .78 Cooperation with ANs and assistants   37.5 Communicate with leader about patient -.63
41.4 Physician knows content of your work .74 40.3 Solve patient problems in cooperation with assistants .73 41.5 Leader knows content of your work -.63
37.4 Communicate with physician about patients .71 41.3 Assistants know content of your work .61 Cooperation with RN  
40.4 Solve patient problems in cooperation with physician .68 39.3 Get necessary and sufficient information from assistants .60 40.1 Solve patient problems in cooperation with RN -.75
39.6 Get necessary and sufficient information from next-of-kin .44 39.2 Get necessary and sufficient information from ANs .56 41.1 RNs know content of your work -.63
40.6 Solve patient problems in cooperation with next-of-kin .41 40.2 Solve patient problems in cooperation with ANs .47 39.1 Get necessary and sufficient information from RN -.50
37.6 Communicate with next-of –kin about patient .33 41.2 ANs know content of your work .37 Communication  
41.6 Next-of-kin knows content of your work .31 Cooperation concerning documentation   37.1 Communicate with RN about patient .63
Not being able to reach co-workers   42.2 Sufficient documentation from physician to comprehend a patient’s situation .78 37.3 Communicate with assistants about patient .60
38.2 Need to communicate with AN, but cannot reach .92 42.3 Sufficient documentation from hospital to comprehend a patient’s situation .75 37.2 Communicate with ANs about patient .52
38.3 Need to communicate with assistant, but cannot reach .85 42.4 Sufficient documentation from other services to older people to comprehend a patient’s situation .65 Attitudes towards elderly  
38.1 Need to communicate with RN, but cannot reach .84 42.1 Sufficient documentation from own workplace to comprehend a patient’s situation .50 43.4 Patient case: showing respect when entering someone’s home .52
38.5 Need to communicate with leader, but cannot reach .69 Cooperation with leader   43.2 Patient case: showing respect/moral behaviour .47
38.6 Need to communicate with next-of-kin, but cannot reach .61 40.5 Solve patient problems in cooperation with leader -.72 43.3 Patient case: showing humility .36