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Table 2 Findings of CFA; standardized factor loadings and factors reliability measure in the four emerging regions

From: Determinants of intention to use family planning methods in the four emerging regions of Ethiopia: an ideation score based assessment

  Afar Benishangul-Gumuz Gambela Somali
No. Factor/items α λ α λ α λ α λ
  Contraception awareness 0.87   0.85   0.90   0.87  
1  Aware of female sterilization   0.87   0.61   
2  Aware of male sterilization   0.84    
3  Aware of IUD   0.77     0.62
4  Aware of injectables     0.87   0.64
5  Aware of implants     0.80   0.79
6  Aware of pill     0.85   0.67
7  Aware of male condom    0.61   0.93   0.77
8  Aware of female condom   0.68   0.65   0.69  
9  Aware of lactation amenorrhea     
10  Aware of rhythm    0.66    0.63
11  Aware of withdrawal   0.71   0.65   
12  Aware of emergency contraceptive   0.72   0.64    0.61
  Self-efficacy 0.90   0.89   0.95   0.89  
1  Perceived self-efficacy for starting a conversation with partner about FP   0.67   0.78   0.79   0.78
2  Perceived self-efficacy for convincing partner that they should use a FP method   0.77   0.78   0.85   0.80
3  Perceived self-efficacy for obtaining a FP method if decided to use one   0.78   0.89   0.92   0.89
4  Perceived self-efficacy for using a FP method even if partner doesn't want you to   0.69    0.82  
5  Perceived self-efficacy for using a FP method even if no friend or neighbor uses   0.84   0.87   0.95   0.77
6  Perceived self-efficacy for using a FP method even if religious leader did not think she should   0.69   0.73   0.77  
7  Perceived self-efficacy for getting to a place where contraceptives are provided if needed   0.77   0.70   0.89   0.71
  Rejection of myth and rumor 0.94   0.86   0.90   0.92  
1  Disagreed that use of contraceptive injection can make a woman sterile   0.70     0.77
2  Disagreed that people who use contraception end up with health problems   0.79    0.80   0.81
3  Disagreed that contraceptives can harm your womb   0.83   0.74   0.85   0.85
4  Disagreed that contraceptives reduce women's sexual urge   0.85   0.68   0.82   0.71
5  Disagreed that contraceptives can cause cancer   0.83   0.78   0.87   0.80
6  Disagreed that contraceptives can give you deformed babies     0.87   0.70
7  Disagreed that contraceptives are dangerous to your health     0.72   0.81
8  Disagreed that women who use FP may become promiscuous      0.64
9  Disagreed that women who cook cannot
use FP
    0.71   0.68
10  Disagreed that women who do not get enough nutrition should not use FP   0.61    0.64  
  Intra-family discussion 0.84   0.77   0.82   0.74  
1  Discussed FP with mother   0.65    0.77  
2  Discussed FP with mother-in-law   0.68   0.68    0.78
3  Discussed FP with aunt   0.74    0.72  
4  Discussed FP with sister   0.73    
5  Discussed FP with sister-in-law   0.70   0.71   0.61   0.77
6  Discussed FP with father   0.65    0.69  
  Family support 0.88   0.86   0.91   0.83  
1  Perceived that mother would support my use of contraceptives    0.67   0.70  
2  Perceived that mother-in-law would support my use of contraceptives   0.82   0.88   0.90   0.86
3  Perceived that sister-in-law would support my use of contraceptives   0.88   0.82   0.89   0.88
4  Perceived that father would support my use of contraceptives   0.85   0.66   0.79   0.63
5  Perceived that father-in-law would support my use of contraceptives   0.76   0.78   0.89   0.87
6  Perceived that religious leader would support my use of contraceptives