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Table 6 Rotated component matrix for nutrients

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

Nutrient Adolescent boys component Adolescent girls component
1 2 3 1 2 3
Proteins (g) 0.86 0.04 0.35 0.82 0.45 0.05
Total fat (g) 0.48 0.18 0.34 0.17 0.91 −0.00
Energy (Kcal) 0.93 0.05 0.13 0.92 0.21 −0.01
Calcium (mg) 0.02 0.16 0.87 0.00 0.92 0.16
Iron (mg) 0.39 0.00 0.60 0.38 0.45 0.05
Vitamin A (mg) 0.10 0.90 0.16 0.00 0.07 0.93
Thiamine (mg) 0.93 0.07 0.13 0.95 0.05 0.06
Riboflavin (mg) 0.77 0.41 0.21 0.71 0.14 0.50
Niacin (mg) 0.92 0.06 0.04 0.92 −0.00 0.03
Vitamin C (mg) 0.15 0.87 0.04 0.07 0.03 0.87
Free folic acid (μg) 0.71 0.35 0.07 0.61 0.14 0.51
Eigen value 5.7 1.6 1.0 5.2 1.8 1.8
Variance explained 51.8 14.5 9.3 47.2 17.0 15.4
  1. Extraction method; Principal component analysis; Rotation method; Varimax with Kaiser normalization; Rotation converged in 3 iterations in both Boys and Girls.