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Official Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society

Table 5 Extracted factors and factor loadings of impression of smell questionnaire for rooms A and B

From: Effects and interaction of different interior material treatment and personal preference on psychological and physiological responses in living environment

Evaluated item Factor loading Interpretation
Factor 1 I Factor 2 II
Comfortable–uncomfortable 0.98 0.06 Impression
Like–dislike 0.91 − 0.01
Calm–tension 0.90 0.01
Plain–over powered 0.51 − 0.40
Fresh–unfresh 0.49 0.16
Concentrated–diluted 0.00 0.91 Smell
Strong–faint 0.14 0.87
Eigenvalue 3.48 1.90  
Contribution rate (%) 49.70 27.07
Accumulated contribution rate (%) 49.70 76.76
  1. Factor extraction method: maximum likelihood method, rotation method: promax rotation method (Eigenvalue adopts 1 or more)