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Table 1 Two main extracted factors, significant factor loadings and intraclass correlation coefficients (ICC) for general practitioner attitudes within practices

From: General practitioner attitudes to the care of people with epilepsy: an examination of clustering within practices and prediction of patient-rated quality of care

  Factor loading1 ICC2
Factor 1: "Primary care responsibility"(Eigenvalue 3.98, 24.9% of variance explained)-mean scores 0.40
"Not too time pressured to take on epilepsy care" 0.785 0.37**
"GP has primary responsibility for organising follow up care" 0.769 0.13
"Epilepsy care not too difficult to organise" 0.767 0.19*
"Epilepsy care not a specialist responsibility" 0.732 0.34**
"Epilepsy care should be based in general practice" 0.684 0.44**
"Annual structured review should be carried out in primary care" 0.657 0.10
Factor 2: "Medication skills"(Eigenvalue 2.74, 17.1% of variance explained) 0.35
"Comfortable adjusting dose of medication" 0.724 0.31**
"GP responsible for adjusting treatment if more fits" 0.718 0.25*
"Comfortable adjusting type of medication" 0.655 0.17
  1. p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01
  2. 1 (based on mean GP scores per practice)
  3. 2 (based on individual GP scores in practices with >1 respondent)
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