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Table 6 Exploratory factor analysis: factor loadings for the FoMO, principal components, varimax rotation, eigenvalues, and percentage of explained variance (second version)

From: Validation and psychometric properties of the Indonesian version of the Fear of Missing Out Scale in adolescents

No Items Factor I Factor II Factor III
1 It bothers me when I miss an opportunity to meet up with friends. .80 -- --
2 I get worried when I find out my friends are having fun without me. .74 -- --
3 I get anxious when I don’t know what my friends are up to. .69 -- --
4 I feel upset with my friends when they spend their vacation, and I see their photos on social media while I was not invited. .68 -- --
5 When I miss out on a planned get-together, it bothers me. .64 -- --
6 When I go on vacation, I continue to keep tabs on what friends are doing. -- .76 --
7 When I buy very popular things, I will upload photos of those things. -- .71 --
8 I always check my friends’ social media when they are on holiday -- .69 --
9 When I have a good time, it is important for me to share the details online (e.g., updating status) -- .65 --
10 Sometimes, I wonder if I spend too much time keeping up with what is going on. -- .59 --
11 I fear others have more rewarding experiences than me. -- -- .91
12 I don’t feel happy when my friends tell their valuable story of their life. -- -- .91
Eigenvalue 4.53 1.67 1.27
Explained variance % 37.72 13.87 10.58
Cumulative % 37.72 51.59 62.17
Mean ± SD 37.75 ± 10.48