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Table 4 Pattern Matrix of the Factor Loadings

From: The development and validation of the clinicians’ awareness towards cognitive errors (CATChES) in clinical decision making questionnaire tool

  Factor
  1
“Educational interventions to reduce the risk of cognitive errors”
2
“Impact of cognitive errors in clinical decision making”
Item no. 1 “Cognitive errors in general have important impact towards clinical decision making in emergency medicine”   0.616
Item no. 2 “Being aware of cognitive errors help me to be more careful in my clinical decisions”   0.590
Item no. 5 “The understanding of cognitive errors and its impact on clinical decision making and patient safety should be made a component in emergency medicine curriculum in postgraduate training” 0.668  
Item no. 6 “The understanding of cognitive errors and its impact on clinical decision making and patient safety should be taught at undergraduate level” 0.601  
  1. Principal Axis Factoring was used as the extraction method
  2. Promax oblique rotation with Kaiser normalization was used as the rotation method
  3. Values of factor loading <0.5 are suppressed and not displayed