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Table 2 Factors, loadings, the Cronbach’s Alpha if item deleted, and Cronbach’s alpha coefficients of the extracted sexual harassment experiences questionnaire among women working in Bahir Dar city hospitality workplaces between July 1 and August 30, 2021

From: Development and validation of contextual measures of sexual harassment perceptions, experiences, and coping for women employees in Ethiopian hospitality workplaces

Items Factor Cronbach’s Alpha if item deleted
Code Name Verbal Non-verbal Physical
SEQ_HW10 How often do perpetrators target you for rumours of sexual promiscuity? .845    .905
SEQ_HW9 How often does a perpetrator violate your boundaries? .814    .903
SEQ_HW8 How often does a perpetrator touch you in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable? .771    .904
SEQ_HW5 How often do perpetrators have unwanted sexual conversations with you? .715    .905
SEQ_HW4 How often does a perpetrator sexually assault you in public or in private? .638    .908
SEQ_HW11 How often do perpetrators insult you by targeting your sexual orientation? .600    .908
SEQ_HW29 How often do perpetrators make unwanted attempts to stroke, fondle, or kiss you?   .851   .907
SEQ_HW27 How often do perpetrators make unwanted attempts to establish a romantic sexual relationship with you?   .757   .904
SEQ_HW26 How often do perpetrators make you afraid that you would be handled by him poorly if you did not cooperate sexually?   .737   .902
SEQ_HW24 How often do perpetrators make you feel you were being bribed with some reward to engage in sexual behaviour?   .688   .905
SEQ_HW23 How often do perpetrators gaze, leer, or ogle at you in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable?   .670   .905
SEQ_HW17 How often do perpetrators unnecessarily expose themselves in front of you?    1.072 .911
SEQ_HW16 How often does a perpetrator make sexual assaults, attempts of rape, or actual rape?    .474 .910
SEQ_HW18 How often do perpetrators threaten you by filing a complaint about your service to your supervisor because you refused a sexual request?    .404 .906
Cronbach’s alpha coefficient .879 .872 .769 .912