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Table 4 Results obtained from exploratory factor analysis

From: Development and psychometric properties of a belief-based Physical Activity Questionnaire for Diabetic Patients (PAQ-DP)

   F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6
1 Beneficial - harmful 0.79 0.08 -0.01 0.05 0.09 0.13
2 Worthwhile - worthless 0.74 0.09 0.18 -0.04 0.14 0.09
3 Good - bad 0.84 0.15 0.00 0.1 0.01 -0.03
4 Enjoyable - boring 0.45 0.08 0.15 0.20 -0.09 0.48
5 Relaxing - stressful 0.53 0.12 0.01 0.12 -0.01 0.47
6 Think 0.28 0.68 -0.07 0.02 0.33 -0.01
7 Want 0.21 0.72 0.05 -0.03 0.29 0.10
8 Expect 0.29 0.63 -0.01 -0.07 0.29 0.08
9 Capability of doing physical activity 0.06 0.02 0.09 0.88 0.08 0.00
10 Difficulty of doing physical activity 0.03 -0.03 0.17 0.56 0.15 0.14
11 If I want, I can 0.11 0.30 0.17 0.29 0.01 -0.04
12 I am going to do 0.05 -0.09 0.18 0.27 0.23 -0.01
13 How likely 0.00 0.12 0.10 0.16 0.67 0.10
14 I expect to do 0.13 0.17 0.12 0.12 0.49 0.18
15 Important others do -0.06 0.18 0.04 0.00 -0.03 0.02
16 I feel sick 0.01 0.03 0.05 -0.02 0.08 0.43
17 I am under pressure 0.10 0.57 -0.13 0.05 -0.12 0.27
18 Satisfied - unsatisfied 0.14 0.23 0.05 0.06 0.27 0.60
19 Sporty 0.05 0.01 0.68 0.14 0.18 0.07
20 Healthy -0.01 0.19 0.65 0.25 0.02 -0.03
21 Physically active person 0.05 0.06 0.62 0.03 0.10 0.01
22 Couch potato 0.05 -0.14 0.48 0.06 -0.03 0.13
  Eigenvalue 4.80 2.60 1.90 1.40 1.40 1.20
  Explained variance (%) 21.70 11.73 8.57 6.44 6.24 5.53
  1. F1: Instrumental attitude, F2: Subjective norm, F3: Self-identity, F4: Perceived behavioral control, F5: Intention, F6: Affective attitude