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Table 3 Factor analysis results for the MOPE-Q – Australian 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 Physically active environment Social pressure to be fit Government liveability policies Unhealthy food environment
There is a culture of being physically active and this encourages me to be physically active .67 .22   
The availability of quality leisure facilities (e.g. gyms and pools) encourages me to be physically active .73    
Accessibility to walking and cycling paths encourages me to be physically active .77    .13
Seeing people doing physical activity in public encourages me to be physically active .77 .10 -.12  
The accessibility of "green spaces" such as parks encourages me to be physically active .71 .16   
I feel a lot of social pressure to be fit .39 .54 .25  
I feel a lot of social pressure to be slim .23 .75 -.11  
Seeing people being conscious about their body size leads me to watch my weight and size .26 .71 .17 -.15
People’s negative attitudes about obese people encourages me to be concerned about my weigh   .73 -.11 .15
people critically evaluate my body size -.12 .79 .11  
Government rules about clothes and behaviours encourages me to be physically active in public .19 .11 .60  
Lack of air pollution encourages me to be physically active -.11   .75  
Street safety (e.g. lack of harassment or traffic) encourages me to be physically active -.20 .10 .76 -.14
Government rules about cloths encourages me to be concern about my body size    .78  
The high level of advertising encourages me to eat unhealthy foods     .76
Unhealthy food is cheap and this encourages me to have an unhealthy diet .22   .23 .81
Ready access to unhealthy food service outlets encourages me to eat unhealthy foods     .84