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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2009, 6(3), 941-942; doi:10.3390/ijerph6030941

Correction
Correction: Addison, C.C., et al. Psychometric Evaluation of a Coping Strategies Inventory Short-Form (CSI-SF) in the Jackson Heart Study Cohort. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2007, 4, 243–249.
Clifton C. Addison 1,*, Brenda W. Campbell-Jenkins 1, Daniel F. Sarpong 1, Jeffery Kibler 2, Madhu Singh 3, Patricia Dubbert 4, Gregory Wilson 1, Thomas Payne 5 and Herman Taylor 6
1
Jackson Heart Study Coordinating Center, Jackson, MS, USA
2
Nova Southeastern University, Pensacola, FL, USA
3
Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, MS, USA
4
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
5
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
6
Jackson Heart Study, Jackson, MS, USA
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: clifton.addison@jsums.edu
Received: 20 February 2009 / Published: 2 March 2009

We found some errors in Table 4 in our paper published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health recently [1]. Table 4 is corrected as follows:

Table Table 4. The Survey Item Factor Loadings for the CSI-SF.

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Table 4. The Survey Item Factor Loadings for the CSI-SF.
CSI-SF Survey ItemsMeanSDFactor*Loadings
1. I make a plan of action and follow it3.656530.9448620.92
2. I look for the silver lining or try to look on the bright side of things4.091820.8756421.00
3. I try to spend time alone3.336920.9127040.88
4. I hope the problem will take care of itself2.556671.0333430.93
5. I try to let my emotions out3.242030.9546811.00
6. I try to talk about it with a friend or family3.558590.9914710.91
7. I try to put the problem out of my mind2.978491.0448831.00
8. I tackle the problem head on3.505190.9653320.71
9. I step back from the situation and try to put things into perspective3.675760.9055620.92
10. I tend to blame myself2.592781.0031440.99
11. I let my feelings out to reduce the stress3.243570.9702710.94
12. I hope for a miracle3.381101.2103830.90
13. I ask a close friend or relative that I respect for help or advice3.340760.9858210.92
14. I try not to think about the problem2.910100.9617930.98
15. I tend to criticize myself2.592781.0572341.00
16. I keep my thoughts and feelings to myself3.021900.9934040.13

*Factor 1 = Emotion-Focused Engagement, Factor 2 = Problem-Focused Engagement, Factor 3 = Problem-Focused Disengagement, Factor 4 = Emotion-Focused Disengagement**Responding Scores (1 = never, 2 = seldom, 3 = sometimes, 4 = often, 5 = almost always)

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References

  1. Addison, CC; Campbell-Jenkins, BW; Sarpong, DF; Kibler, J; Singh, M; Dubbert, P; Wilson, G; Payne, T; Taylor, H. Psychometric Evaluation of a Coping Strategies Inventory Short-Form (CSI-SF) in the Jackson Heart Study Cohort. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2007, 4, 243–249. [Google Scholar]
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