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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 1 Results of EFA: perceived stigma scale

From: Do fur coats symbolize status or stigma? Examining the effect of perceived stigma on female consumers’ purchase intentions toward fur coats

Item (11) Factor loadings Eigen value Variance explained Cronbach α
1. Most people think that it is unethical to wear real animal fur .61 7.33 66.7% .94
2. Most people think less of a person who wears real animal fur .85
3. Most people look down on a person who wears real animal fur .86
4. Once they know that a person wears real animal fur, most people will take his or her opinions less seriously .85
5. Most people think that a person who wears real animal fur is insensitive .69
6. Most people think that a person who wears real animal fur is less educated .75
7. Most people would be reluctant to become close friends with a person who wears real animal fur .92
8. Most people in my community would treat a person who wears real animal fur differently .65
9. Most people would be reluctant to date a person who wears real animal fur .80
10. Most people would be reluctant to accept a person who wears real animal fur as a close neighbor .86
11. Most people would be reluctant to socialize with a person who wears real animal fur .87