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Table 2—

Component matrix of component loadings in principal component analyses after oblique rotation in samples A and B

Items (abbreviations)Components
123
45
ABABABABAB
1) I am afraid of the pain when injecting insulin. 0.93 0.89 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.03 −0.00 0.08 0.01 0.03 
2) Besides the pain, I am just afraid of injections. 0.92 0.91 0.00 0.02 −0.04 −0.05 0.05 0.06 0.02 0.01 
3) I am afraid of the pain during regular blood glucose checks. 0.82 0.80 0.01 −0.02 0.06 0.05 0.01 −0.06 0.06 −0.02 
4) Insulin works better than pills. 0.15 0.07 0.85 0.80 0.05 −0.01 −0.02 −0.11 −0.08 −0.08 
5) People who get insulin feel better. −0.03 0.04 0.84 0.77 0.07 −0.05 −0.01 −0.12 −0.09 −0.05 
6) Insulin can reliably prevent long-term complications. −0.18 −0.10 0.65 0.74 −0.20 0.05 −0.03 0.17 0.15 0.09 
7) I don't have enough time for regular doses of insulin. 0.06 0.01 −0.03 −0.06 0.85 0.81 −0.06 −0.02 −0.06 −0.10 
8) I can't pay attention to my diet as insulin treatment requires. 0.03 0.01 0.05 0.01 0.83 0.89 0.04 −0.09 0.09 0.01 
9) I can't organize my day as carefully as insulin treatment requires. −0.06 0.01 −0.01 0.05 0.83 0.84 0.10 0.13 0.06 0.07 
10) Injections in public are embarrassing to me. 0.02 0.04 0.05 0.01 −0.04 0.01 0.84 0.71 0.05 −0.06 
11) Insulin treatment causes feelings of dependence. −0.09 0.02 0.00 −0.01 0.11 −0.03 0.83 0.76 −0.03 −0.02 
12) When people inject insulin, it makes them feel like they are drugged. 0.15 0.02 −0.09 −0.04 −0.05 0.05 0.73 0.73 0.00 −0.01 
13) Hypoglycemia: concerns about damage to my health. 0.07 −0.01 0.02 0.04 −0.04 0.02 0.03 0.01 0.88 0.89 
14) Hypoglycemia: afraid of accompanying symptoms. 0.01 −0.01 −0.09 −0.02 0.14 0.00 −0.00 0.07 0.82 0.89 
Items (abbreviations)Components
123
45
ABABABABAB
1) I am afraid of the pain when injecting insulin. 0.93 0.89 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.03 −0.00 0.08 0.01 0.03 
2) Besides the pain, I am just afraid of injections. 0.92 0.91 0.00 0.02 −0.04 −0.05 0.05 0.06 0.02 0.01 
3) I am afraid of the pain during regular blood glucose checks. 0.82 0.80 0.01 −0.02 0.06 0.05 0.01 −0.06 0.06 −0.02 
4) Insulin works better than pills. 0.15 0.07 0.85 0.80 0.05 −0.01 −0.02 −0.11 −0.08 −0.08 
5) People who get insulin feel better. −0.03 0.04 0.84 0.77 0.07 −0.05 −0.01 −0.12 −0.09 −0.05 
6) Insulin can reliably prevent long-term complications. −0.18 −0.10 0.65 0.74 −0.20 0.05 −0.03 0.17 0.15 0.09 
7) I don't have enough time for regular doses of insulin. 0.06 0.01 −0.03 −0.06 0.85 0.81 −0.06 −0.02 −0.06 −0.10 
8) I can't pay attention to my diet as insulin treatment requires. 0.03 0.01 0.05 0.01 0.83 0.89 0.04 −0.09 0.09 0.01 
9) I can't organize my day as carefully as insulin treatment requires. −0.06 0.01 −0.01 0.05 0.83 0.84 0.10 0.13 0.06 0.07 
10) Injections in public are embarrassing to me. 0.02 0.04 0.05 0.01 −0.04 0.01 0.84 0.71 0.05 −0.06 
11) Insulin treatment causes feelings of dependence. −0.09 0.02 0.00 −0.01 0.11 −0.03 0.83 0.76 −0.03 −0.02 
12) When people inject insulin, it makes them feel like they are drugged. 0.15 0.02 −0.09 −0.04 −0.05 0.05 0.73 0.73 0.00 −0.01 
13) Hypoglycemia: concerns about damage to my health. 0.07 −0.01 0.02 0.04 −0.04 0.02 0.03 0.01 0.88 0.89 
14) Hypoglycemia: afraid of accompanying symptoms. 0.01 −0.01 −0.09 −0.02 0.14 0.00 −0.00 0.07 0.82 0.89 
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