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Table 2 Pattern matrix containing factor loadings (EFA) and respective theory domain represented by each retained in the MOCHAD-10

From: Factor and reliability analysis of a brief scale to measure motivation to change lifestyle for dementia risk reduction in the UK: the MOCHAD-10

Retained items Factor 1
Positive Cues to Action
Factor 2
Negative Cues to Action
Domains from the Health Belief Modela
1. I am able to make differences that will change the risk of developing dementia 0.743 CA/SE
2. Changing my lifestyle and health habits can help me reduce my chance of developing dementia 0.709 CA/PB
3. Having risk factor (s) for dementia makes me think I have to change my lifestyle and behaviour 0.649 CA
4. Learning more about dementia from the media makes me think I have to change my lifestyle and behaviour 0.643 CA
5. Knowing family member (s) with dementia makes me think I have to change my lifestyle and behaviour 0.535 CA
6. When I think about dementia my heart beats faster 0.774 CA/PSE
7. When I think about dementia I feel nauseous 0.729 CA/PSE
8. The thought of dementia scares me 0.594 CA/PSE
9. My feelings about myself would change if I develop dementia 0.377 CA/PSE
10. There is a strong possibility that I will develop dementia 0.374 CA/PSU
  1. aSE self-efficacy, PB perceived benefits, CA cues to action, PSE perceived severity, PSU perceived susceptibility