Table 2

Factor loadings of the QUOTE-HIV (n=44)

ItemFactor I-GPFactor I-SPFactor I-AC
a=not in factor analysis (aspect has zero variance).
b=not in AIDS nursing consultant list.
Generic aspects:
Work efficiently0.740.790.67
Explain my medication clearly0.530.760.64
Take me seriously0.570.800.75
Take my opinion in account0.660.70b
Allow me to ask a second opinion0.510.650.61
Allow me to check my personal file0.810.660.72
Cooperate well with other social workers0.510.600.64
Is aware of my situation at home and work/school0.760.650.76
Can easily be reached by telephone0.580.710.70
Never keep me waiting in the waiting room longer than 15 minutes0.630.790.35
Prescribe drugs which are free of charge0.640.74b
Keep his appointments0.480.740.71
Make sure I have an appointment within 24 hours if necessary0.530.830.67
HIV specific aspects:
Inform me about the pros and cons of a treatment0.690.500.77
Explain laboratory results0.620.66b
Have special knowledge of HIV0.40a0.59
Keep me in shape with preventive methods0.690.460.58
Have an open ear for a conversation about euthanasia0.700.590.66
Give information about possible side effects of drugs0.700.410.73
Give information about the use of my HIV medication0.760.760.68
Break news gently0.740.690.74
Take enough time to talk with me0.760.530.57
Treated by the same person0.870.720.59
Has organised his replacement well0.850.76b
No interruptions during a consultation0.790.670.70
Maintain confidentiality about my HIV status0.770.820.79
Is organised in such a way I cannot hear conversations at the desk or in the consulting room0.810.770.78