Table 1

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

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


Chang et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:76   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-76

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