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Table 5 Factor analysis after rotation (sorted by size) for the after-school intrapersonal subscale, rotated component matrix (n = 240)

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

Item Factor
  Behavioural attitudes/beliefs (organised sports/activities) Behavioural attitudes/beliefs (non-organised activities) Barrier self-efficacy Support seeking/social norm Perceived competence Perceived barriers
I don't do an organised sport or activity after school because other kids are better than me. 0.67      
I don't feel like doing an organised sport or activity after school. 0.66      
I enjoy being part of an organised sport or activity team. 0.65      
I don't enjoy doing an organised sport or activity after school. 0.62      
It is not worth doing an organised sport or activity after school because I am not good at it. 0.59      
I am not active after school because I am scared that I will get injured. 0.52      
I prefer to watch other kids rather than do organised sports and activities after school. 0.49      
I prefer to be active after school instead of watching TV or playing electronic games.   0.68     
Being active after school is the thing I like to do best.   0.66     
I don't feel like playing actively at home or in the neighbourhood after school.   0.60     
Being active after school makes me feel good.   0.55     
I am too tired to be active after school.   0.54     
It is fun being active after school.   0.53     
I am confident that I can ask my parent or another adult to take me somewhere I can play actively after school.    0.81    
I am confident that I can ask my parent or another adult to take me to an organised sport or activity after school.    0.69    
I am confident that I can be active after school on most days even if I have to stay at home.    0.65    
I am confident that I can be active after school on most days.    0.63    
I am confident that I can ask friends to be active with me after school on most days.    0.62    
I am confident that I can be active after school on most days no matter how busy I am.    0.57    
I play in the neighbourhood after school because I get to hang out with my friends.     0.76   
I walk or ride to and from places after school because I get to hang out with my friends.     0.74   
I play in the neighbourhood after school because I get to meet new people.     0.70   
I play active games after school because I think I am good at them.      0.86  
I do an organised sport or activity after school because I think I am good at it.      0.80  
I prefer to do homework rather than be active after school.       0.63
I am scared of strangers in my neighbourhood after school.       0.62
I am scared of dangerous animals in my yard, such as snakes, lizards, dogs or magpies.       0.59
Eigenvalue 3.49 3.34 3.15 2.46 2.09 1.69
% variance explained 11.6 11.1 10.5 8.2 7.0 5.6
Cronbach alpha a 0.77 0.82 0.80 0.70 0.82 0.43
Total % variance explained       54.1
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].