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Table 4 Varimax rotated factor structure of the eight items of awareness and knowledge of mould infection in stored maize and groundnuts

From: Assessment of awareness of mycotoxins infections in stored maize (Zea mays L.) and groundnut (arachis hypogea L.) in Kilosa District, Tanzania

Statements/Questions Factor Loadings Cronbach’s alpha
1. Can you identify spoilt maize/groundnuts? 0.531 0.745
2. Do you sort your crops after harvest? 0.548  
3. Do you know how to identify well dried pods/ grain? 0.661  
4. Do you clean the storehouse before storage? 0.527  
5. Aflatoxins and fumonisins cause liver cancer in human being 0.696  
6. Have you heard of the word mycotoxins before? 0.783  
7. Do you know the right time to harvest your crops? 0.789  
8. Do you know the measures for controlling fungal spoilage in the store? 0.506  
  1. Note: All factor loadings had value above 0.4