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Table 1 Reliability of factors affecting dietary fat intake behavior, physical activity, and stress management of low-income women

From: Scale Development: Factors Affecting Diet, Exercise, and Stress Management (FADESM)

Construct N Crobach Alpha Composite Construct Reliability
Personal and Environmental Factors Affecting Dietary Fat Intake Behavior
Motivation (Outcome Expectancies) 5 0.89 0.94
Positive Social Support 2 0.87 0.91
Negative Social Support 3 0.67 0.78
Personal Factors Affecting Physical Activity
Motivation (Outcome Expectancies) 5 0.82 0.89
Benefits (Outcome Expectancies) 6 0.94 0.97
Emotional Coping Response 4 0.91 0.95
Negative Mood Self-efficacy 4 0.88 0.88
Situational Self-efficacy 4 0.66 0.78
Environmental Factors Affecting Physical Activity
Accessibility (Physical Environment) 2 0.69 0.74
Positive Social Support 4 0.76 0.84
Barriers (Situations) 5 0.84 0.89
Personal Factors Affecting Stress Management
Motivation (Outcome Expectancies) 6 0.69 0.93
Benefits (Outcome Expectancies) 3 0.87 0.92
Positive Emotional Coping 2 0.80 0.85
Negative Emotional Coping 3 0.91 0.94
Self-efficacy 9 0.92 0.95
Environmental Factors Affecting Stress Management
Accessibility (Physical Environment) 2 0.76 0.84
Social Support 6 0.87 0.91
Barriers (Situation) 6 0.88 0.91