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Table 4 Results from confirmation factor analysis in study 2

From: How buyers perceive the credibility of advisors in online marketplace: review balance, review count and misattribution

Constructs   Loading C.R. C.A. AVE VIF
Trustworthiness TRU1 0.83/ 0.87a 0.91/0.93 0.87/0.91 0.66/0.74 2.19/2.65
TRU2 0.77/0.83 1.80/2.10
TRU3 0.75/0.89 1.74/2.99
TRU4 0.83/0.87 2.13/3.09
TRU5 0.87/0.85 2.41/2.59
Expertise EXP1 0.77/0.79 0.90/0.94 0.86/0.92 0.65/0.76 1.79/2.53
EXP2 0.87/0.93 2.56/4.42
EXP3 0.86/0.92 2.57/3.83
EXP4 0.73/0.91 1.80/2.47
EXP5 0.78/0.78 1.94/2.15
  1. Notea: the value on the left side of “/” is from the low number of reviews condition; the value on the right side of “/” is from the high number of reviews condition.