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Table 5 EFA and CFA results for belief section in validation study 2

From: Development and validation of a new knowledge, attitude, belief and practice questionnaire on leptospirosis in Malaysia

Factors Items EFA (n = 150) CFA (n = 609)
λ Reliabilitya λ Reliabilityb
Severity B6 Saya percaya penyakit kencing tikus sukar diubati
(I believe rat urine disease is difficult to treat)
0.62 0.37
B19 Penyakit kencing tikus sukar dikenalpasti
(Rat urine disease is difficult to be identified )
0.38   
Benefits B14 Saya dapat elak penyakit kencing tikus dengan memakai alat lindung diri
(I can avoid rat urine disease by wearing personal protective equipment)
0.51 0.60 0.72 0.59
B16 Menjaga kebersihan persekitaran boleh mencegah pembiakan tikus
(Maintaining the cleanliness of the environment can prevent the growth of rats)
0.81   0.58  
Barriers B3 Saya tiada masa untuk membersihkan persekitaran rumah
(I have no time to clean the home environment)
0.70 0.68 0.63 0.80
B7 Saya utamakan kedai makan yang makanannya sedap berbanding kebersihan
(I choose eateries because of tasty foods than cleanliness)
0.75   0.95  
Self-efficacy (environment) B1 Saya yakin persekitaran bersih boleh mencegah penyakit kencing tikus
(I believe the clean environment can prevent rat urine disease)
0.96 0.91 0.84 0.87
B13 Saya tidak akan makan di tempat yang mempunyai kesan kehadiran tikus
(I will not eat in places that have evidence of a rat infestation)
0.85   0.92  
Self-efficacy (personal) B10 Saya yakin jika amalkan kebersihan diri, saya tidak akan dijangkiti penyakit kencing tikus
(I am sure that if I have good personal hygiene, I will not be infected with rat urine disease)
0.34 0.50
B18 Saya amat berhati-hati memilih kedai makan yang bersih
(I am very careful in choosing clean eateries)
0.90   
  1. EFA exploratory factor analysis, CFA confirmatory factor analysis, λ factor loading/standardized loading
  2. aCronbach’s alpha, bRaykov’s rho