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Table 3 Factor loading for rotated component matrix of responses to the nine Household Food Insecurity Access Scale items, rural Wolaita, Ethiopia (N = 473)

From: Performance of an adapted household food insecurity access scale in measuring seasonality in household food insecurity in rural Ethiopia: a cohort analysis

HFIAS questionsSurvey rounds   
Round 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Pooled
Q1. Worry for food.
Q2. Unable to eat preferred foods.
Q3. Eat a limited variety of foods.
Q4. Eat foods that you did not want.
Q5. Eat a smaller meal.−.
Q6. Eat fewer meals in a day.
Q7. No food to eat of any kind.
Q8. Go to sleep at night hungry.
Q9. Go day and night without eating.−.
  1. Extraction method: principal component analysis. Rotation method: Varimax with Kaiser Normalization. Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin Measure of Sampling Adequacy: 0.841. F1 = Factor 1 and F2 = Factor 2