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Table 5 Factor loadings for Greek NEO-PI-3 facet scales after Procrustes rotation

From: Standardization of the NEO-PI-3 in the Greek general population

  Factor VCC
NEO-PI-3 facet N E O A C  
N1: Anxiety .80 –.08 –.05 .00 –.02 .99a
N2: Angry hostility .68 –.04 –.13 –.41 –.06 .98a
N3: Depression .80 –.24 –.03 .05 –.15 .97a
N4: Self-consciousness .67 –.16 –.16 .18 –.06 .97a
N5: Impulsiveness .56 .34 .06 –.35 –.26 .98a
N6: Vulnerability .59 –.24 –.09 –.08 –.49 .96a
E1: Warmth –.16 .61 .11 .47 .21 .98a
E2: Gregariousness –.32 .54 .07 .14 .00 .96a
E3: Assertiveness –.34 .38 .07 –.51 .27 .94a
E4: Activity –.06 .53 –.03 –.15 .47 .94a
E5: Excitement-seeking .02 .52 .43 –.23 –.06 .87b
E6: Positive emotions –.25 .71 .22 .12 –.05 .95a
O1: Fantasy .12 .18 .58 –.14 –.34 .99a
O2: Aesthetics .14 .08 .76 .12 .09 .99a
O3: Feelings .28 .44 .51 .04 .22 .98a
O4: Actions –.23 .08 .53 –.20 –.07 .90b
O5: Ideas –.14 .00 .78 –.01 .15 .99a
O6: Values –.06 .09 .55 –.02 –.03 .96a
A1: Trust –.27 .33 –.05 .51 –.11 .92b
A2: Straightforwardness –.06 –.03 –.04 .64 .19 .98a
A3: Altruism .02 .34 .06 .59 .46 .93b
A4: Compliance –.23 –.14 –.07 .73 –.02 .99a
A5: Modesty .23 –.09 –.17 .48 .10 .95a
A6: Tender-mindedness .13 .32 .05 .57 .32 .88b
C1: Competence –.29 .25 .07 –.03 .65 .98a
C2: Order .02 –.08 –.04 .07 .65 .95a
C3: Dutifulness .03 .21 .01 .39 .68 .90b
C4: Achievement-striving –.08 .29 .06 –.05 .75 .99a
C5: Self-discipline –.29 .07 .00 .15 .74 .98a
C6: Deliberation –.24 –.30 .00 .25 .66 .99a
Congruencec .97a .96a .94a .96a .96a .96a
  1. Note. N = 734. These are principal components rotated to the American normative target (Costa and McCrae, [5]). Loadings greater than .40 in absolute magnitude are given in boldface type. Highest loadings are marked in italics.
  2. Abbreviations: NEO-PI-3 NEO Personality Inventory-3, N Neuroticism, E Extraversion, O Openness, A Agreeableness, C Conscientiousness, VCC variable congruence coefficient.
  3. aCongruence higher than that of 99% of rotations from random data; bCongruence higher than that of 95% of rotations from random data; cFactor/total congruence coefficient with target matrix.