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Table 3 EFA results of smart clothing and footwear: four factors with 21 items

From: Validation of the wearable acceptability range scale for smart apparel

DimensionsItemsComponentCronbach’s α
Factor 1Factor 2Factor 3Factor 4
Design/aestheticsPleasing0.840.220.170.210.93
Stylish0.830.240.150.24 
Goofy (R)0.690.190.440.11 
Fashionable0.790.260.120.24 
Sleek0.790.160.140.20 
ErgonomicsComfortable0.660.230.190.28 
Self-identityCommunicated0.310.600.140.400.90
Self-image0.320.710.150.26 
Wearer’s image0.320.650.080.42 
Social group0.100.78− 0.070.10 
Aspiring0.260.790.140.12 
Appealing0.150.830.080.05 
ConsequencesAnnoying (R)0.170.110.800.170.84
Embarrassment (R)0.18− 0.030.730.26 
Threatening (R)0.10− 0.110.760.17 
JudgementCreepy (R)0.240.230.710.25 
Technology (R)0.190.450.630.06 
ReactionsAcceptable0.290.240.310.700.88
Positive0.320.310.200.72 
ThoughtsPublic0.240.080.290.78 
Peer0.350.270.360.60 
  1. R, reverse coding