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Research Article

Pre- and Postintervention Factor Structure of Functional Independence Measure in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

Table 1

Exploratory factor analysis of FIM total score at the beginning and at the end of rehabilitation (Varimax rotated loadings).

FIM itemsPretestPosttest
Factor 1Factor 2Factor 3UniquenessFactor 1Factor 2Factor 3Uniqueness

Self-care
 (A) Eating0.200.800.120.300.220.810.230.24
 (B) Grooming0.390.810.220.140.420.820.190.11
 (C) Bathing0.790.460.080.150.800.430.150.16
 (D) Dressing, upper body0.460.810.130.110.470.810.100.11
 (E) Dressing, lower body0.880.310.070.110.890.300.140.11
 (F) Toileting0.910.250.110.100.910.230.140.10
Sphincter control
 (G) Bladder management0.880.070.220.170.850.160.200.22
 (H) Bowel management0.810.110.210.290.840.150.160.25
Transfers
 (I) Bed, chair, wheelchair0.880.320.200.090.780.430.270.13
 (J) Toilet0.920.250.180.060.860.310.280.08
 (K) Tub, shower0.900.240.220.080.860.320.250.10
Locomotion
 (L) Walk/wheelchair0.450.480.220.520.460.430.210.56
 (M) Stairs0.690.150.090.490.760.120.070.40
Communication
 (N) Comprehension0.220.270.580.540.290.320.550.51
 (O) Expression0.050.220.500.700.080.390.240.78
Social cognition
 (P) Social interaction0.220.350.440.630.290.290.500.59
 (Q) Problem solving0.310.200.810.210.420.230.710.26
 (R) Memory0.270.100.690.440.230.180.740.36