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Table 3 Factor loadings of maternity care practice

From: Women’s holistic self-care behaviors during pregnancy and associations with psychological well-being: implications for maternal care facilities

Items Healthy behaviors Risk behavior avoidance Health Seeking behaviors
1. Avoid alcohol use   0.58  
2. Avoid tobacco use   0.87  
3. Avoid secondhand smoke   0.39  
4. Avoid addictive substances such as drugs   0.84  
5. Avoid using traditional medicine not according to the instructions of a doctor   0.33  
6. Physical activity, exercise at least 3 times/week 0.29   
7. Take vitamins and minerals as recommended 0.60   
8. Take iron and folic acid as recommended 0.78   
9. Take calcium as recommended 0.71   
10. Eat at least 5 servings of vegetables/day 0.65   
11. Eat enough fiber daily 0.76   
12. Consult medical staff about maternity care    0.76
13. Ask health-care workers about incomprehensible information in maternity care    0.77
14. Discuss with health professionals about the effects of medication on pregnancy and fetus    0.68
15. Maternity check-up according to schedule    0.74
% floor 0.7 44.1 0.9
% ceiling 0.2 0.0 0.9
Reliability
  Cronbach’s alpha 0.80 0.60 0.73
Domains scores
  Mean 3.5 4.7 3.2
  SD 0.6 0.4 0.6