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Table 3 Five-factor model ESEM solution for the 19-item version of the EAT in Sample 1

From: Assessing the factor structure and measurement invariance of the eating attitude test (EAT-26) across language and BMI in young Arab women

  ESEM
Item Factor (λ)
  FGF ERC FP SP VPB δ
Terrified 0.731 0.000 0.003 − 0.024 − 0.035 0.467
Preoccupy 0.007 −0.096 0.732 −0.087 − 0.010 0.469
Binges 0.063 0.021 0.649 −0.051 − 0.002 0.522
Awarecal 0.202 0.364 0.064 0.018 0.031 0.706
Avoidcarb 0.148 0.551 −0.050 0.030 0.011 0.593
Eatmore 0.057 −0.030 −0.013 0.780 −0.021 0.411
Vomit −0.033 0.049 0.064 0.041 0.689 0.476
Guilty 0.634 −0.041 0.183 −0.050 0.114 0.412
Thinner 0.836 0.015 −0.021 0.021 0.049 0.287
Burncal 0.649 0.191 −0.051 − 0.035 −0.025 0.429
Toothin −0.153 −0.048 0.010 0.597 −0.021 0.576
Fatbody 0.549 0.026 0.239 −0.053 0.015 0.475
Avoidsug 0.046 0.561 −0.114 0.041 0.002 0.640
Dietfood −0.049 0.829 0.051 −0.010 0.004 0.338
Controlf 0.167 0.104 0.485 0.083 0.018 0.603
Pressure 0.029 0.039 0.028 0.710 0.054 0.483
Muchtime −0.025 0.063 0.607 0.114 0.057 0.592
Dieting −0.093 0.789 0.144 −0.116 0.024 0.375
Vomit1 0.027 −0.054 −0.090 − 0.043 1.037 0.002
  1. Note. ESEM exploratory structural equation modeling, λ factor loading, FGF fear of getting fat, ERC eating-related control, FP food preoccupation, SP social pressure to gain weight, VPB vomiting-purging behavior, δ uniqueness