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Table 3 Factors, Items, and Factor Loadings in FHC-PA and FHC-NU scales

From: Validation of the Persian version of family health climate scale (FHC-Scale) in Iranian families

Scales Factors Items Mean (SD) Factor Loading
FHC-PA Value we make a point of being physically active during daily life. 1.70 (.91) 0.770
it is normal to be physically active on a regular basis. 1.96 (.83) 0.754
it goes without saying that we exercise and are physically active on a regular basis. 1.75 (.88) 0.772
it is normal to be physically active in our leisure time. 1.88 (.81) 0.703
we agree that physical activities are part of daily life. 1.94 (.78) 0.569
Cohesion we like being together during physical activities (e.g. bike tours, hikes). 2.26 (.76) 0.676
we enjoy exercising together. 2.19 (.78) 0.823
we have fun doing physical activities together (e.g. bike tours, hikes). 2.17 (.81) 0.834
we find it very pleasant to be physically active together. 2.24 (.75) 0.797
we like spending time together in sports activities. 2.17 (.75) 0.661
Information we watch TV-programs on physical activity and exercise. 1.67 (.96) 0.715
we explicitly look for the latest information on physical activity and exercise to stay up to date. 1.43 (.95) 0.851
we collect information (e.g. on the internet) on physical activity and exercise. 1.41 (.93) 0.790
we read newspaper or magazine articles on fitness, physical activity, and exercise. 1.58 (.98) 0.723
FHC-NU value a healthy diet plays an important role in our lives. 2.33 (.83) 0.780
we naturally pay attention to eating healthfully. 2.32 (.76) 0.764
we routinely eat healthfully. 2.22 (.78) 0.741
it is normal to choose healthful foods. 2.21 (.76) 0.723
Communication we are interested in articles (e.g. in magazines) on healthful nutrition. 1.77 (.95) 0.599
we remind each other to pay attention to a healthful diet. 1.93 (.87) 0.694
we talk about which foods are healthful. 2.00 (.86) 0.779
we support each other to refrain from unhealthful things. 1.99 (.95) 0.672
we talk about how to eat healthfully. 1.99 (.84) 0.803
Cohesion we appreciate spending time together during meals. 2.25 (.76) 0.752
everybody enjoys having meals together. 2.38 (.68) 0.832
eating together is a part of our daily family life. 2.22 (.81) 0.743
we enjoy meals most when we sit at the same table. 2.35 (.72) 0.709
Consensus we rarely argue about food- or diet-related matters. 1.87 (.91) 0.584
we agree on diet and nutrition. 1.98 (.86) 0.635
we usually agree on meals and food choices. 2.03 (.87) 0.574
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