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Table 5 Rotated component matrix for food-groups

From: Identification of dietary patterns by factor analysis and study of the relationship with nutritional status of rural adolescents using factor scores

Food-group (g) Adolescent boys component Adolescent girls component
  1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Cereals and millets 0.00 0.55 0.13 0.31 0.07 −0.18 −0.04 0.23 0.68 0.28 −0.01 0.03
Pulses andlegumes 0.46 0.17 −0.19 0.20 −0.16 0.11 0.00 0.00 0.07 0.84 0.00 −0.05
Green-leafy vegetables −0.02 0.70 −0.14 −0.17 −0.11 −0.00 −0.08 0.04 0.26 −0.28 −0.21 −0.58
Roots and tubers 0.16 −0.12 0.12 0.62 −0.16 0.05 0.20 0.75 −0.03 −0.10 0.07 −0.04
Other vegetables 0.10 0.07 −0.16 0.73 0.18 0.07 −0.11 0.76 0.07 0.10 −0.07 0.11
Nuts and oilseeds 0.02 0.03 −0.00 0.02 0.89 −0.00 −0.03 0.11 0.16 −0.22 −0.10 0.79
Condiments and spices −0.24 0.17 0.56 0.24 0.13 −0.06 −0.00 0.15 0.35 −0.24 0.54 −0.18
Fruits 0.25 0.62 0.11 −0.04 0.09 0.19 0.10 −0.14 0.72 −0.09 0.06 −0.01
Fish and other sea-foods 0.14 −0.20 0.63 −0.20 0.16 −0.01 0.83 −0.12 0.12 −0.12 −0.08 0.08
Meat and poultry 0.05 0.09 0.57 −0.00 −0.23 0.06 0.03 −0.07 −0.06 0.11 0.80 0.11
Milk and milk products 0.64 −0.08 0.10 0.11 0.01 0.81 −0.02 0.10 −0.07 −0.01 0.15 −0.02
Fats and oils 0.59 0.15 0.35 0.31 −0.08 0.09 0.77 0.26 −0.06 0.16 0.14 −0.06
Sugar and jaggery 0.75 0.12 −0.08 −0.05 0.14 0.79 0.09 0.02 0.11 0.14 −0.12 0.03
Eigen value 2.16 1.31 1.23 1.09 1.02 1.58 1.35 1.26 1.19 1.05 1.0 1.0
Variance explained 16.6 10.1 9.5 8.4 7.9 13.7 10.4 9.7 9.2 8.0 7.7 7.7
  1. Extraction method; Principal component analysis; Rotation method; Varimax with Kaiser normalization; Rotation converged in 5 iterations among Boys and in 7 iterations among Girls.