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Table 3 Loadings on the two components of the school environment (outdoor and indoor)

From: Perception of neighborhood environment and health risk behaviors in Prague’s teenagers: a pilot study in a post-communist city

Variables of the school environment Component
C1 C2
Neglected natural environment and lack of greenery .841 .120
Violence and vandalism in the school environs .809  
Drugs used in the vicinity of school .790  
Run-down or vacant buildings .743 .132
Neighborhood dilapidation .701 .285
Traffic problems .678 .168
Lack of sport and leisure facilities .661 .256
Racial or religious problems .650  
Condition of gym .130 .742
Air quality in school .143 .700
Condition of outdoor sport facilities   .685
Wheelchair accessibility   .661
Need of repairs .140 .652
Condition of toilets .183 .642
Condition of specialized classrooms .132 .616
Temperature comfort .143 .606
  1. Note: the two first principal component loadings from the total number of 16 are in the table above. Bold loadings - The variables describing the outdoor environment have the highest loadings for Component 1, the variables describing the indoor environment have the highest loadings for Component 2. The first component is most highly correlated with the variables Neglected natural environment and lack of greenery and Violence and vandalism in the school environs. The second component is most highly correlated with the variable Condition of gym. Missing values are lower than the absolute value of 0.100.