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Table 3 Comparison of factor scores of the two dietary patterns

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

  Pattern-1 Pattern-2
Area of residence   
 Urban (n = 261) 0.378 ± 1.01 −0.44 ± 0.9
 Rural (n = 298) −0.326 ± 0.8 0.38 ± 0.92
BMI status*   
 Underweight −0.016 ± 1.0 0.08 ± 0.8
 Normal weight −0.003 ± 0.9 −0.013 ± 1.0
 Overweight 0.16 ± 1.03 −0.34 ± 0.9
Physical activity   
 Low (<9 hrs/wk) (n = 110) 0.07 ± 0.91 −0.3 ± 0.9
 Medium ( 9–34 hrs/wk) (n = 346) −0.07 ± 1.0 −0.01 ± 0.9
 High ( >34 hrs/wk) (n = 101) 0.17 ± 0.9 0.35 ± 1.0
  1. *age specific World Health Organisation (WHO) cut off values for Body Mass Index (BMI) (de Onis et al., 2007)
  2. 1,3 Significantly higher scores for pattern 1; 1(P < 0.001),), 3 (P = 0.037)
  3. 2 Significantly higher scores for pattern 2; (P < 0.001)