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Table 1 Survey Instrument and its validity

From: A novel banana fiber pad for menstrual hygiene in India: a feasibility and acceptability study

No. Item Factor I: Feasibility Factor II: Acceptability
Q8 Preferred place of usage .708 − .161
Q9 Experience with leakage .612 − .219
Q10 Duration of single pad usage .627 − .159
Q11 Duration of wash .703 − .187
Q12 Method of wash .715 − .106
Q13 Duration taken to dry .648 − .081
Q14 Method of dry .687 − .173
Q15 Preference of sanitary products − .247 .837
Q16 Recommending BFP to others − .233 .858
Q17 Comfort and ease of use and reuse − .244 .826
Q18 Ease of washing and cleaning − .239 .816
Q19 Others in the family wanting to switch − .213 .821
Q20 Like to continue − .111 .723
Q21 Reason for preferring BFP − .041 .740
Q22 Reason for recommending BFP − .209 .840
  # items 7 8
  Item variance 1.28 2.00
  Cronbach’s Alpha (\(\alpha\)) 0.817 0.937
  1. Values in the bold (values above 0.5) are representing those that conform to that category