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Table 4 CFA factor loadings on all variables

From: Medical specialists’ basic psychological needs, and motivation for work and lifelong learning: a two-step factor score path analysis

Item Autonomous motivation Controlled motivation Lifelong learning motivation Autonomy satisfaction Competence satisfaction Relatedness satisfaction
WM2   1.000     
WM3   0.620     
WM4   0.996     
WM5 1.000      
WM6 0.965      
WM8   0.939     
WM9   1.066     
WM10   0.808     
WM11 0.872      
WM12 1.370      
WM14   0.978     
WM15   0.913     
WM16   0.961     
WM17 1.177      
WM18 1.421      
WM19   0.605     
MLLL1    1.000    
MLLL2    0.641    
MLLL3    1.383    
MLLL4    0.894    
MLLL5    1.431    
MLLL6    1.368    
MLLL7    0.773    
MLLL8    0.900    
MLLL9    0.991    
MLLL10    1.623    
MLLL11    1.500    
MLLL12    1.263    
MLLL13    1.647    
MLLL14    0.783    
AUT1     1.000   
AUT2     0.910   
AUT3     0.875   
AUT4     1.050   
AUT5     0.954   
AUT6     0.684   
AUT7     0.733   
AUT8     0.905   
COMP1      1.000  
COMP2      1.504  
COMP3      1.039  
COMP4      1.385  
COMP5      1.012  
COMP6      1.847  
COMP7      0.950  
COMP8      1.052  
REL1       1.000
REL2       0.905
REL3       1.042
REL4       0.821
REL5       0.889
REL6       0.726
REL7       0.931
REL8       0.469
REL9       1.025
REL10       0.999
REL11       1.098
REL12       1.198
  1. WM = work motivation. WM1, WM7 and WM13 are the items for amotivation, which are left out because we do not include amotivation in our analysis. MLLL = lifelong learning motivation, AUT = Autonomy, COMP = Competence, REL = Relatedness