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Table 2 Factor loadings and communalities estimated for the identified dietary patterns

From: Urbanisation, dietary patterns and body composition changes in adolescent girls: a descriptive cross sectional study

  Factor loading Communalities
Pattern-1 Pattern-2  
Rice   .716 0.606
Potatoes and Tubers   .554 0.331
Vegetables   .424 0.353
DGLV   .339 0.223
Other starch (excluding rice) .637   0.620
Pulses .376   0.213
Fresh fruits (including pickle) .709   0.531
Fruits with added sugar (i.e. fruit salad) .639   0.417
Fish .517   0.353
Meat .490   0.324
Processed meat .512   0.299
Egg .433   0.256
Dairy .645   0.421
Sweetened beverages .457   0.209
Sweets .532   0.300
Fried food .602   0.374
Eigenvalues 4.2 1.7  
% of explained variance 24.6 10.3  
% of accumulated explained variance 24.6 34.9