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Table 5 Component matrix of 10-item condom attitudes scale (n = 878)

From: Cross-cultural adaptation of the short-form condom attitude scale: validity assessment in a sub-sample of rural-to-urban migrant workers in Bangladesh

No. Items Component
1 2
1 Condoms are uncomfortable .873 -.380
2 The idea of using condoms does not appeal to me .768 -.412
3 Using condoms make sex un-enjoyable .831 -.331
4 Proper use of condoms enhance sexual pleasure .874 .198
5 Would avoid using condom if possible .668 .542
6 I just don’t like the idea of using condoms .787 -.08
7 Men who use condoms show concern and responsibility to their partner(s) .846 .096
8 Using condoms are unmanly .754 -.094
9 Condoms are the best way to protect myself from HIV and against other STIs .770 .0163
10 Suggestion from a partner to use a condom mean that she doesn’t trust her partner .876 -.234
  1. Items 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 and 10 are scored negatively. Items 4, 7 and 9 are scored positively.