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Table 5 Loading of factors

From: Conjoint analysis of mobility plans in the city of Dresden

  factor 1 factor 2 factor 3 factor 4
What significance does a car have for you?
Please rate the following statements. A car...
... provides independence* .770 .152 -.130 .111
... provides driving pleasure* .713 -.012 -.128 -.043
... is a family necessity* .684 .158 .016 .116
... is an occupational necessity* .660 .073 -.034 .210
If you have different means of transport to choose
from, what criteria do you use to decide?
required travel time .057 .870 .016 -.042
flexible arrival and departure .126 .816 .055 .053
no change of means of transport necessary .038 .552 .044 .336
exercise during the journey (sport) .043 .061 .803 .007
environmental friendliness of transport mode -.077 -.017 .781 -.200
usable travel time -.239 .066 .618 .189
independence from weather .064 .075 -.141 .805
transportation of goods .311 .098 .144 .612
Cronbach’s alpha .706 .655 .609 .371
  1. Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin-criterion = 0,674; Chi square = 690.581; Bartlett sign. = 0.000; explained variance = 58.46; Cronbach’s alpha = 0.615; *car related variables. Significant loadings (>0.6) of items on to factors are marked bold