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Table 7 Partial correlation between body measures and PCA (URBAN)

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
Meat pattern
Component 3
Staple pattern
r (p-value)
Component 4 Non meat pattern
r(p-value)
visceral fat0.077 (0.308)0.092 (0.222)−0.186 (0.013)*−0.086 (0.254)
body fat0.844 (0.266)0.019 (0.799)−0.075 (0.316)−0.125 (0.095)
BMI0.106 (0.159)0.094 (0.209)−0.163 (0.029)*−0.105 (0.163)
waist circumference0.078 (0.297)0.037 (0.626)−0.101 (0.180)−0.020 (0.795)
  1. Spearman partial correlation of PCA and body measures. Controlled for age, gender and metabolic equivalent category. *P-value < 0.05