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Table 1 Factor Structure and Factor loading on the CUSES using Rotation Method: Varimax with Kaiser Normalization

From: Cultural adaptation of the Condom Use Self Efficacy Scale (CUSES) in Ghana

  Components
  M SD 1 2 3 4
Percentage of Total Variance Explained    36.7 15.3 11.6 10.1
FACTOR 1: APPROPRIATION       
I would feel embarrassed to put a condom on myself or my partner 1.52 1.49 .683    
I feel confident I could gracefully remove and dispose of a condom when we have intercourse 1.52 1.24 .744    
I feel confident in my ability to incorporate putting a condom on myself or my partner into foreplay 1.77 1.31 685    
I feel confident that I could use a condom with a partner without "breaking the mood." 1.73 1.24 .809    
I feel confident that I could use a condom successfully 1.32 1.23 .820    
FACTOR 2: ASSERTIVE       
I feel confident in my ability to discuss condom usage with any partner I might have 1.21 1.24   .877   
I feel confident in my ability to suggest using condoms with a new partner 1.41 1.32   .888   
I feel confident I could suggest using a condom without my partner feeling "diseased" 1.67 1.28   .844   
FACTOR 3: PLEASURE AND INTOXICANT       
I feel confident I could use a condom during intercourse without reducing any sexual sensations 1.52 1.22    .726  
I feel confident that I would remember to use a condom even after I have been drinking 1.78 1.08    .863  
I feel confident that I would remember to use a condom even if I were high. 1.70 1.04    .900  
FACTOR 4: STDs       
I would not feel confident suggesting using condoms with a new partner because I would be afraid he or she would think I've had a homosexual experience 1.10 1.27     .671
I would not feel confident suggesting using condoms with a new partner because I would be afraid he or she would think I have a sexually transmitted disease 1.11 1.32     .934
I would not feel confident suggesting using condoms with a new partner because I would be afraid he or she would think I thought they had a sexually transmitted disease 1.10 1.27     .903