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Table 2 Summary of Exploratory Factor Analysis Results for Sexualized Clothing Questionnaire using Maximum Likelihood Estimation

From: Development and validation of makeup and sexualized clothing questionnaires

  Factor Loadings
Item SCQ Body Discomfort SCQ Pressure
SCQ2: I do not wear revealing clothing because of body image concerns. 1.00 −.08
SCQ1: I purposely wear clothing that is less sexualized because of body image concerns. .80 −.01
SCQ3: I feel pressure by society to dress in a sexualized manner. .01 .83
SCQ4: On campus, I feel added pressure to dress in a sexualized manner. .14 .79
SCQ5: Over time, I have noticed that my attire is becoming less conservative. −.11 .59
SCQ6: The way women dress on campus bothers me. .38 .11
Eigenvalues 2.85 1.36
% of variance 47.48 22.58
  1. Promax rotation was applied. Factor loadings in bold reflect items retained. N = 403