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Table 2 Results of Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Japanese version of Acceptance and Action Diabetes Questionnaire

From: The reliability and validity for Japanese type 2 diabetes patients of the Japanese version of the acceptance and action diabetes questionnaire

Items Factor loading
original 11-item version Schimmit’s 6-item version 8-item version
1 I try to avoid reminders of my diabetes. 0.62 0.67 0.56
2 I have thoughts and feelings about being diabetic that are distressing.b − 0.55   
3 I do not take care of my diabetes because it reminds me that I have diabetes. 0.50 0.53  
4 I eat things I shouldn’t eat when the urge to eat them is overwhelming. 0.55   0.54
5 When I have an upsetting feeling or thought about my diabetes, I try to get rid of that feeling or thought. 0.67 0.69 0.64
6 I avoid taking or forget to take my medication because it reminds me that I have diabetes. 0.46 0.49  
7 I avoid stress or try to get rid of it by eating what I know I shouldn’t eat. 0.63   0.62
8 I often deny to myself what diabetes can do to my body. 0.71 0.67 0.76
9 I don’t exercise regularly because it reminds me that I have diabetes. 0.53   0.53
10 I avoid thinking about what diabetes can do to me. 0.61 0.58 0.66
11 I avoid thinking about diabetes because someone I knew died from diabetes. 0.57   0.57
Models Indicators of goodness of fit
CFI RMSEA SRMR
original 11-item version 0.78 0.13 0.08
Schimmit’s 6-item version 0.79 0.20 0.09
8-item version 0.84 0.12 0.07
  1. bAll items are reverse scored except Item 2