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Table 2 Edinburgh Hypoglycemia Symptom Scale factorial analysis compared with the original study

From: Hypoglycemia symptoms and awareness of hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes mellitus: cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Portuguese version of three questionnaires and evaluation of its risk factors

 Component
NeuroglycopenicAutonomicMalaiseHunger
ABABABAB
Incoordination0.8040.5690.2010.184− 0.0750.052 
Odd Behavior0.8000.719− 0.0520.0190.180− 0.088 
Confusion0.7610.8080.1330.096− 0.026− 0.079 
Speech Difficulty0.7370.6990.2630.0240.0440.194 
Drowsiness0.4920.5350.093− 0.0920.1980.253 
Shaking0.2070.0080.8040.5740.0000.163 
Palpitation− 0.0040.1380.7190.4430.2620.418 
Sweating0.2670.1560.6770.6960.0790.010 
Headache0.0110.3480.0370.1380.8230.820 
Nausea0.109− 0.0250.1940.0610.7660.547 
Hunger0.0070.0760.0340.7240.0330.000.945
  1. Eigenvalues A: present study, B: original Study. KMO 0.724 (p < 0.001)
  2. Italics represent values of the four subscales based on the eigenvalues after varimax rotation