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Table 2 Factor analysis after rotation (sorted by size) for the lunchtime intrapersonal subscale, rotated component matrix (n = 189)

From: Development and psychometric properties of the Y-PASS questionnaire to assess correlates of lunchtime and after-school physical activity in children

Item Factor
  Barrier self-efficacy Perceived self-efficacy Behavioural attitude/belief
I am confident that I can find other kids to be active with at lunchtime even if my friends don’t want to. 0.78   
I am confident that I can be active at lunchtime even if the space in the playground/oval is limited. 0.73   
I am confident that I can ask a teacher to get me equipment to play with at lunchtime. 0.70   
I am confident that I can still be active at lunchtime even if my friends don’t want to. 0.64   
I am confident that I can still be active in the school yard even if it is very hot or raining. 0.63   
I am confident that I can ask my friends to be active with me during lunchtime. 0.61   
I am confident that I can still be active at lunchtime even if there are bullies in the school yard. 0.53   
I prefer to watch other kids rather than play active games at lunchtime.   0.74  
I am not good at being active at lunchtime.   0.72  
I prefer to sit rather than be active at lunchtime.   0.66  
There is nothing to do at lunchtime.   0.60  
It is fun to be active at lunchtime.   0.57  
I have the skills I need to be active at lunchtime.   0.52  
I am active at lunchtime so I can hang out with my friends.    0.73
I play certain games at lunchtime because I think I am good at them.    0.70
I am active at lunchtime because it makes me popular with the other children.    0.66
It is 'cool' to be active at lunchtime.    0.57
I play certain games at lunchtime because I want to get extra practice.    0.56
Eigenvalue 3.46 3.44 3.29
% variance explained 16.5 16.4 15.7
Cronbach alpha a 0.80 0.78 0.78
Total % variance explained    48.5
Total subscale Cronbach alpha a    0.85
  1. Notes: Extraction method: Principal Component Analysis; Rotation Method: Varimax with Kaiser Normalisation; aAn acceptable Cronbach alpha is ≥0.6 [8, 57].