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Table 2 Maximum likelihood exploratory factor analysis of 9- and 15-year-old children and adolescents' responses to physical activity items (varimax rotation)

From: Psycho-social and environmental correlates of location-specific physical activity among 9- and 15- year-old Norwegian boys and girls: the European Youth Heart Study

  PA 2 PA 3 PA 1 h 2
Games play during school lunch break .82    0.70
Games play during school recess .78    0.64
Stay behind after school for games play .60    0.44
Sport and exercise in sport clubs   .83   0.69
Stages of physical activity change   .75   0.58
Leisure time physical activity and games play   .65   0.53
Physically active commuting to school    .92 0.86
Physically active commuting from school    .92 0.86
Eigenvalue 2.27 1.77 1.25  
% variance 28.39 22.18 15.57  
  1. Note: All cross-loadings generally < .10; h2: communalities