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Table 5 Factor analysis for physical activity Pros & Cons scale (N = 512)

From: Development and validation of psychosocial determinants measures of physical activity among Iranian adolescent girls

  Factor1(Factor loadings) Factor2(Factor loadings)
Pros scale   
More energy 0.79  
Feel better 0.76  
Help to stay fit 0.72  
Parents would be happy 0.72  
Have fun with my friends 0.70  
Cons scale   
Takes time from being with my friends   0.70
Too much help from my parents   0.65
There is too much to learn   0.64
Don't like physical activity to make me feel   0.63
Feel embarrassed   0.42
Eigen value 3.07 1.98
% variance explained 30.70 19.88
Choronbach's alpha 0.81 0.69
Mean inter item correlation 0.46 0.23
Pearson test-retest* 0.44 0.36
  1. * Test-retest stability with a 15-day interval (n = 93)