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Table 5 Factor loadings and communalities from the exploratory factor analysis

From: Elementary teachers’ attitudes and beliefs about spatial thinking and mathematics

 Factor 1Factor 2Factor 3Factor 4Communalities
Spatial anxiety−.44   .84
Spatial competency   .66.93
Often teach math  .57 .88
Years teach math  −.68 .88
Teach math anxiety−.45   .75
NCTM alignment.67   .84
Math efficacy   .53.80
Math course level .58  .76
Math course spatial .78  .87
Math course spatial competency   .42.82
  1. Factor loadings under .40 were suppressed