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Table 3 Oblique promax rotated factor loadings and eigenvalues

From: Potentially traumatic events, coping strategies and associations with mental health and well-being measures among conflict-affected youth in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Adapted KidCope item Coping category (Spirito et.al 1998) Problem-focused Emotion focused Avoidance Faith
Do something else Distraction −0.27 0.03 0.76 −0.07
Try to Forget it      
Try to fix the problem by thinking of answers Problem Solving 0.82 0.05 −0.20 −0.05
Try to fix the problem by doing something      
Try to calm yourself down Emotional Regulation 0.20 0.71 0.07 0.06
Sing a song to calm downa      
Try to feel better by spending time with family and friends Seeking Social Support 0.20 0.39 0.04 −0.08
Do nothing because problem could not be fixed Resignation −0.29 0.46 −0.27 −0.29
Just go to sleepa      
Prayer to feel bettera Prayera −0.30 0.01 −0.28 0.50
  1. aAdditional Items based on qualitative research
  2. Factor loadings > 0.35 in boldface