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Table 6 Partial correlation between body measures and PCA (RURAL)

From: The association between dietary consumption, anthropometric measures and body composition of rural and urban Ghanaian adults: a comparative cross-sectional study

VariablesComponent 1
Diverse diet
r (p-value)
Component 2
Vegetable convenience pattern
Component 3
Non-convenience pattern
r (p-value)
Component 3
Fast food pattern
r (p-value)
visceral fat0.091 (0.141)− 0.076 (0.215)− 0.091 (0.139)0.043 (0.490)
body fat0.823 (0.183)−0.111 (0.072)− 0.039 (0.522)0.061 (0.319)
BMI0.085 (0.166)−0.052 (0.402)−0.088 (0.152)0.025 (0.684)
waist circumference0.069 (0.266)0.121 (0.050)0.023 (0.715)0.017 (0.782)
  1. Spearman partial correlation of body measure and PCA. Controlled for age, gender and metabolic equivalent category