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Table 2 Factor analysis results for the MOPE-Q – Iranian version

From: Exploring obesogenic environments: the design and development of the migrant obesogenic perception of the environment questionnaire (MOPE-Q) using a sample of Iranian migrants in Australia

Items Healthy food environment Social pressure to be fit Physically inactive environment Silent media Unhealthy food environment
Ready access to fruit, vegetables and whole grains encouraged me to eat healthy foods .82    .11  
Ready access to lean meat and fish encouraged me to eat healthy foods .78 .16 .18   
Ready access to healthy food service outlets encouraged me to eat healthy foods .75 .18 .13 .18  
Ready access to reliable expertise and information encouraged me to have a healthy diet .46 .17 .13 .18  
People critically evaluated my body size   .77    
I felt a lot of social pressure to be fit   .73 -.16   
I felt a lot of social pressure to be slim .25 .71 .14   
Seeing people being conscious about their body size leaded me to watch my weight and size .23 .69   .23  
Seeing people not doing physical activity in public discouraged me from being physically active   .17 .80 .15  
Lack of accessible "green spaces" such as parks discouraged me from being physically active .19 -.11 .77 .14  
Lack of accessibility to walking and cycling paths discouraged me from being physically active .11 -.16 .58 .22 .22
I did not feel a lot of pressure from the media to be slim   .21 .17 .75  
The media did not encourage me to follow a healthy diet .25   .13 .75 .13
The media (e.g. TV programs, magazines) did not encourage me to be physically active .17   .37 .68  
Ready access to unhealthy food encouraged me to eat unhealthy foods .10    .20 .80
Ready access to unhealthy food service outlets encouraged me to eat unhealthy foods   .13 .14 -.27 .77
Unhealthy food was cheap and this encouraged me to have an unhealthy diet -.22   .11 .14 .74