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Table 2 Factor Loadings and Factor Structure of AHP

From: Health-promoting lifestyles of university students in Mainland China

Dimension/Item F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 communality
Nutrition behavior        
1.Eat three regular meals        0.615
2.Make an effort to select foods without too much oil       0.719 0.626
3.Include dietary fiber       0.706 0.609
4.Drink at least 1,500 cc of water daily       0.591 0.566
5.Include five food groups in each meal       0.449 0.430
6.Eat breakfast daily        0.700
Social support        
7.Express my caring and warmth to others     0.764    0.695
8.Concern about and keep in touch with others     0.840    0.772
9.Discuss my concerns with others     0.680    0.569
10.Make an effort to smile or laugh every day     0.564    0.630
11.Enjoy keeping in touch with relatives     0.674    0.672
12.Maintain good interpersonal relationship     0.447    0.567
13.Talk about my troubles with others     0.462    0.504
Health-responsibility        
14.Read food labels at every purchase    0.538     0.485
15.Make an effort to moderate my body weight    0.673     0.537
16.Discuss my health concerns with health personnel    0.571     0.464
17.Observe my body at least monthly    0.667     0.550
18.Brush my teeth and use dental floss after meals    0.634     0.418
19.Wash hands before meals        0.485
20.Search for health information    0.508     0.582
21.Make an effort to choose foods without additives        0.552
Life-appreciation        
22.Make an effort to like myself 0.601       0.507
23.Make an effort to feel happy and content 0.713       0.674
24.Make an effort to feel growth in a positive direction 0.733       0.667
25.Make an effort to understand my strengths, weaknesses and accept them 0.634       0.580
26.Make an effort to audit my own defects and correct often 0.609       0.527
27.Make an effort to know what's important for me 0.577       0.489
28.Make an effort to feel interesting and challenge every day 0.764       0.656
29.Make an effort to believe that my life has purpose 0.754       0.676
Exercise behavior        
30.Perform stretching exercise daily   0.741      0.670
31.Exercise rigorously 30 min at least 3 times per week   0.879      0.791
32.Participate in physical fitness class at school weekly   0.812      0.705
33.Warm up before rigorous exercise   0.718      0.611
34.Make an effort to stand or sit straight 0.418 0.442      0.452
Stress-management        
35.Make an effort to spend time daily for muscle relaxation      0.657   0.617
36.Make an effort to determine the source of each stress that occurs      0.741   0.689
37.Make an effort to monitor my emotional changes      0.623   0.592
38.Sleep 6-8 hr each night      0.763   0.684
39.Make schedules and set priorities      0.707   0.662
40.Use adequate responses to unreasonable issues      0.456   0.558
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